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Using Nautical Charts


Whether you use electronic or paper charts, learn how to read them and gain the confidence for a fun and safe day on the water. Explore the symbols for aids to navigation and for features above and below the water. Learn how to read latitude and longitude, use a compass rose and plan a safe course. What's included?

  • Differences between electronic and paper charts
  • What charts show navigators above the water
  • Chart information and scales 
  • What charts show navigators below the water
  • Aids to navigation
  • Latitude and longitude
  • Compass rose
  • Planning your route


Boat Operator Certification

This seminar is required for the Boat Operator Certification level of Inland Navigator (IN)

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