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Saturday
13
OCT

Celestial Navigation Workshop // Annapolis MD // $500 pp

09:00
15:00
59 North Sailing
Event organized by 59 North Sailing

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CELESTIAL NAVIGATION WORKSHOP, ANNAPOLIS MD
OCTOBER 13-14, 2018

A hands-on Celsetial Navigation Workshop, where you'll learn the concepts of celestial and do some actual sextant sights on the docks. Plus, you'll get to hang out with some like-minded poeple in a cool environment! The basic course outline looks like this:

FRIDAY EVENING:
- Join us at one of the bars in Annapolis and chat before the workshop starts on Saturday morning (optional

SATURDAY:
- In-depth discussion of celestial concepts & a series of 'thought exercises' to get you in the right frame of mind and learn your position spatially on the surface of the Earth.
- Hands-on work with the sextant and practice taking sights.
- Diving into the books and how to 'reduce' a sight.

SUNDAY:
- Practice sight reduction problems based on real-world passages Andy & crew have completed.
- The running fix concept.
- Introduction to star sights

More information: www.59-north.com/celestial

WORKSHOP IS LIMITED TO 8 PEOPLE.
$500 / person