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New to Boating? Learn to Navigate!

By August 24, 2013

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One of the most important skills for new sailors and other boaters to learn is how to navigate safely: to know precisely where you are at any given moment and how to steer to reach your destination without coming dangerously close to underwater or other hazards. Even in this day of modern electronic GPS chartplotters and apps for smartphones and other devices, it can be essential to know how to find your position on a paper chart and steer a safe course. Here's an article to get you started with navigation basics.

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