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ADVANCED COASTAL NAVIGATION

  Schedule

For course starting 13 January 2013 - Revision # 1

Southern Maine Community College 

Room 101 - Hildreth Science Center, SMCC

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Dates 2014

 Review  1st Hour

Chapter - Description

Review

Classroom Lecture  2nd Hour

Chapter - Description

Instructor

Jan 21

Welcome Aboard

Brad Manter

Tools and charts  for this course

Dan Abbott

Brad Manter

Jan 28

1 - Introduction to Coastal Navigation

Brad Manter 

1 - Introduction to Coastal Navigation

Brad Manter

Feb 4

2 -The Compass

Brad Manter

2 -The Compass

Brad Manter

Feb 11

3 - The Nautical Chart

  Dan Abbott

5- Dead Reckoning

  Dan Abbott

Feb 18

SNOW - NO CLASS

 

SNOW - NO CLASS

 
Feb 25

5- Dead Reckoning

  Dan Abbott

 6 - Piloting

  Dan Abbott 

Mar 4

6 - Piloting

Brad Manter 

Review Chapters 1-6

Brad Manter 

Mar 11

Basic Coastal Navigation Test

Brad Manter 

10 - Reference Publications

  Dan Abbott

Mar 18

7 - Current Sailing

  Dan Abbott

7 - Current Sailing

Dan Abbott

Mar 25

7 - Current Sailing

Arn Heggers

11 - Fuel and Voyage Planning

Arn Heggers

Apr 1

8 - Tides and Tidal Currents

TBA

8 - Tides and Tidal Currents

TBA

Apr 8

 9 - Electronic Navigation

Dave Olney

 9 - Electronic Navigation

Dave Olney

Apr 15

 9 - Electronic Navigation

Brad Manter

Course Review

Brad Manter

Apr 22

ADVANCED Coastal Navigation Test

 FC & All Instructors

Certificate Of Completion

 FC & All Instructors

Apr 29

Makeup Examination

Brad Manter

   

Chapter 12: Reflections - is a home study chapter.

 

 

This schedule is subject to change without notice.  

 

If the college is closed, due to weather or other circumstances, everything will be backed up one week. See note below on College Closing.

 

 

 

Contact Information

Classroom Chairperson

Emergency Phone Numbers

 

Brad Manter

acn@uscgauxsoportlandme.com

 

For Your Baby Sitter

Campus Security:  741-5553

 

For comments, concerns or suggestion about our course contact:

Everett L. Henry II

Flotilla Staff Officer- Public Education 

Email:  Everett L. Henry II

Or fill out our "Public Education Feed Back Form"

 

 

 

BAD WEATHER SCHOOL CLOSING:  

THE COLLEGE DOES NOT MAKE ANY DECISIONS ON CANCELING OF EVENING CLASSES UNTIL 3 PM.

Anything that you might hear before that time should not be taken as cast in stone.  Sometimes the radio stations take an announcement of school closing to include all class including night courses as being closed.   That is not the case with SMCC.  Again, they do not make that decision until after 3 PM in the afternoon.

Information on college closing because of weather can be found on their website at this URL:  http://www.smccme.edu or on the Storm Phone Line 741-5900

College closings will also be aired on area radio and television stations.

Many radio and television stations post announcements about closings on their websites.


WCSH 6 (http://www.wcsh6.com)

WGME 13 (http://www.wgme.com)

WMTW 8 (http://www.wmtw.com)

 

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