Boating classes will be in-person at the beautiful Seattle Maritime Academy located at: 4455 Shilshole Ave NW Seattle, WA 98107.
On land, drivers rely on road signs to tell them about location and route, as well as any detours or hazards. On the water boaters, rely on Aids to Navigation--buoys, beacons, lights, and more--to provide the same kind of information. Learn about the US Aids to Navigation System, with a special emphasis on those that are located throughout the Salish Sea. In this class you will learn how to identify lighthouses, buoys and beacons by day and night. Discover how to read chart symbols and compare them to what you are observing at sea or on land. Become more familiar with the Aids to Navigation that you encounter in the Salish Sea.
In this class you will learn how to: