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march, 2018

17mar9:00 am- 5:00 pmEssentials of Safe Navigation9:00 am - 5:00 pm 431 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368

Event Details

An 8 hour course that introduces you to all of the basics of navigating safely in our Pacific Northwest waters: paper charting, rules of the road, aids to navigation, vessel lights, electronic navigation and radar. This course is taught in a single 8-hour class on a Saturday, and has a four-person minimum.

$150 non-members

$135 members


(Saturday) 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


NW Maritime Center

431 Water St, Port Townsend, WA 98368


NW Maritime Center3603853628 x104

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431 Water Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone: 360.385.3628 x104
Fax: 360.385.4742


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