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Offshore Weather & Routing

Course content:  

  • Introduction to Offshore and High Seas Weather, with a practical emphasis on the North-East Pacific and summer passages between Victoria BC and Hawaii. 
  • Introduction to methods and systems used for obtaining weather information onboard; with practical examples using Sailmail and Saildocs over SSB and satphones. 
  • Introduction to route optimization using navigation software, boat polars and GRIB files; with practical examples using Expedition software.  


Course Material:

  • Will be provided in class
  • Download the supplemental material here [PDF]


Regular price:  CA$330.00 plus GST

Early bird pricing will be available for a limited time.  


Dates & Registration:  

March 3-4, 2018, Vancouver

Click here for general registration - opens 0700 PST, December 16, 2017

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