A class session on nautical charts.

With slides from BSAC chartwork and position fixing SDC and RYA Day Skipper course notes.

This first session tonight will cover:

Chart Basics, Chart Features, buoys, Latitude, Longitude, bearings and measurements.

We hope to have you reading the basics of a chart by the end of this session.

When we have grasped the basics a further session next year will cover:

Variation, Deviation, Tides, Position Fixing and voyage planning.