Navigation Courses

Harbourfront Centre continues to monitor the rapidly changing situation regarding the COVID-19 virus. For the health and safety of all our staff and our volunteers, our patrons, supporters and the community, and in line with the advice and guidelines of Toronto Public Health, we will be closed to the public until further notice.

Customers who have registered for upcoming courses will be contacted with details of any postponements or cancellations. We appreciate your patience as we work to reschedule courses wherever possible.

Sail Canada Coastal Navigation

A comprehensive programme designed to develop navigation skills. Topics include: charts, publications, tide tables, aids to navigation, use of navigation instruments, effects of time, distance, speed, wind, current, leeway, plotting position and a special electronic navigation session. Fees include text, instruments, charts and handouts.

Basic – 19 Hours / $455
Charts, aids to navigation, and use of navigation instruments, plus course plotting.

Intermediate – 19 Hours / $325
Running fixes, set & drift plus tides and currents.

Coastal Navigation Standard – 38 Hours / $725
Includes both Basic & Intermediate Navigation.
Call us at 416-203-3000 to receive your discount.

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Sail Canada Celestial Navigation

Find your position anywhere on the planet using the sun and the stars. From basic concepts to Sun-Run-Sun and more, plus how to use a Sextant and the Sight Reduction Tables using H) 249.

Prerequisites: Coastal Navigation Basic & Intermediate

38 Hours / $595

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Instructor Clinic

For information about becoming an Instructor at HCSP please contact us at 416-203-3000 or