New Course on Celestial Navigation

Well it is finally here – one of our most requested courses yet – focused entirely on Celestial Navigation. The Introductory course gives a good introduction to spherical geometry and also to the theory of a noon solar sight. It takes the student through an actual sighting and uses real tables to calculate the Latitude and Longitude of a vessel at sea.

The course is quite simple to understand and we believe most anyone with a slight yearning to understand how sailors of old were able to do it – will be able to complete the course quickly and successfully.

Please enjoy the NauticEd Introductory Celestial Navigation Course – which has been authored for us by Captain Ed Mapes

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Last updated on July 19th, 2022