Do you want to learn to navigate with the stars?
A participant in this magnificent sextant navigation course from the hand of a Yacht Captain and PPER, from a very young age he discovered one of his great vocations in sailing, being a passionate connoisseur of traditional astronomical navigation methods.
We will learn to navigate without the need for GPS and only guided by the stars, in a 4-day outing.
Teach future deep sea and ocean sailors, whatever their nautical qualifications, to find land following the petrel method: with the only help of the Sextant, Spanish nautical almanac and wristwatch; No need to use a calculator, PC, tablet, or GPS.
MATERIAL AND METHOD
The Students will work in pairs, so that while one takes the Height, the other watches the time and records the data obtained. To this end, two Polar Heights and two Meridian Heights of the Sun will be taken.
Students will be provided with the following material to follow the Course:
• Sextant, at least 1 per couple.
• Spanish Nautical Almanac 2021, at least 1 per couple.
• DIN A4 squared notebook, pencil, pen, eraser and pencil sharpener.
• Bevel or square.
• Drawing compass.
• Wristwatch with second hand.
• Front with red light.
The use of mobile phones or calculators will not be allowed during the course.
Thursday (Mode 1)
• CHECK IN between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Friday (Mode 2)
• CHECK IN: 9: 00h
• Set sail: 9:30 am
We deliver safe conduct for you to come from anywhere in Spain. And we ask for the antigen test before shipment.
Beneteau Oceanis: 15 meters in length. 4 cabins, 4 bathrooms, great room and kitchen.
Sorrento Vagabundo: 17 meters in length, 4 double cabins, 3 bathrooms, large living room and kitchen. With Yanky, trinqueta and major.
We are waiting for you on board!