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GPS Navigation Class

Course Length: 3 hours

Course Overview:
After a short theoretical overview of how GPS works, the majority of the course is spent practicing hands-on navigational exercises to develop your skills with GPS functions and capabilities. You can expect to learn all the features of your GPS and its on-the-water applications. Come away with increased facility to use your own GPS in the classroom and subsequently under pressure at sea.

  • GPS overview
  • Creating, installing and storing waypoints
  • Navigating to a waypoint
  • Creating and storing routes
  • Using GPS tracking
  • Setting waypoint alerts
  • Anchoring alerts
  • Tailored settings for your particular boating needs
  • GPS chart-plotting latitude and longitude
  • Tips on buying your new GPS receiver
  • Facilitator: Captain Lenny Lipton

    Certification: Upon course completion you will receive a Landfall Navigation Marine Training Center certificate of completion in GPS Navigation.