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Coastal Navigation

In this free online coastal navigation course you can learn how to navigate along coastal waters. The examples are for NW Europe but the same principles count all over the world. At the bottom of the articles you will find multiple choice questions to test your knowledge. You only need to buy nautical chart 1630, a course plotter and dividers.

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