How to Use a Chart

Whether you’re planning a cruise, going fishing, or traveling to a local marina, knowing how to read and use nautical charts is essential to safe boating.  Charts include must-have information, including bottom contours, hazards, and aids to navigation, to help you travel safely. Each student receives a waterproof flip-fold Chart Symbols and On-the-Water Guide to take along on the boat with you, as well as a Student Guide for the seminar.

What’s Included?
  • What charts show navigators above the water
  • Chart features
  • Chart scales
  • What charts show navigators below the water
  • Aids to navigation
  • Latitude and longitude
  • Planning your course
  • What’s in your way

Next How to Use a Chart Seminar

August 3rd, 2017 at SPSS Headquarters (1900-2100)