This advanced 80-hour course covers the required theory, assessments and examinations required to increase your U.S. deck license from Near Coastal to Oceans or the Celestial Navigation training requirements for OICNW.  Topics include:  Celestial Theory, Star Identification, Sight Reductions, Sailings, ETA, Running Fix, Solar Observations and use of the Nautical Almanac.  Students will be provided with an online study package to review Navigation General topics outside of Celestial and Oceans Navigation in preparation for the final examination.

Prerequisites: Coastal Navigation Experience or Coastal/Terrestrial Navigation Training

Required Materials:

1. Lined Notebook
2. Scientific Calculator (TI-36 or TI-30xa)
3. Plotting Tools (Parallel Rulers and Dividers)
4. Pencils and Pens
5. Highlighters

 

COURSE DATES:

  • February 3 – 14, 2020
  • May 11 – 22, 2020
  • October 12 – 23, 2020
 

USCG Approval:

Any applicant successfully completing your Celestial Navigation (NOREMI-107) course will satisfy: 

1) the Oceans Navigation professional examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(j) to increase the scope of an endorsement as Master or Mate of self-propelled vessels of less than 500 / 1600 GRT from Near Coastal to Oceans; AND 

2) the Navigation General professional examination requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(j) to increase the scope of an endorsement as Master or Mate of self-propelled vessels of less than 500 / 1600 GRT from Near Coastal to Oceans; AND 

3) the Celestial Navigation training requirements of 46 CFR 11.309(a)(4) for STCW endorsements as OICNW on vessels of 500 GT or more.

PRICE: $2,750.00 USD

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