Intermediate Navigation (Online)

Start date: 12, 17, 19, 25 August, 2020
Location: Australia
Supplier: The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV) (/the-ocean-racing-club-of-victoria-orcv)
Price: ORCV Members $149 and Non-Members $126.65 (plus 50c booking fee)

The role of the navigator today is vastly different to years past and mainly because of the availability of modern technologies such as weather information, better instruments, and electronic charting, etc. The practical navigator course explores these technologies in relation to both time proven navigational practices and the demands of the modern skipper for more detailed information

Both the Fundamental and Intermediate courses run online with 2 hourly sessions over multiple nights.  Your experience ORCV Skippers and Navigators will lead you on the background and theory using interactive and practical examples.

Once you've mastered the first two courses with on water experience, join Will Oxley for his Masterclass.  Will is an experienced navigator with a demonstrated history of success in Grand Prix yacht racing. Skilled in sailing, navigation, data analysis, weather routing, coaching/training and has authored two books on navigation.

These courses are suited to Ocean Races, Cruisers, Motor Boats, Skippers and Crew.

Intermediate Course Includes
  • Race/passage planning 
  • Communications – crew, race control 
  • Boat data / instruments 
  • Tides & currents 
  • Record keeping  


  • Knowledge of how to use your own boat software. 
  • It would be good to be competent in Navionics or similar software. 
  • Understanding of the basics of navigation

Intermediate Course Dates:  over 3 nights,

12th, 17th and 19th August 2020 plus Q&A 25th August 7-9pm each night.  
13th, 18th and 20th August 2020 plus Q&A 25th August, 7-9 pm each night.  SOLD OUT

Cost:  ORCV Members $149 and Non-Members $126.65 (plus 50c booking fee)

Photo: Will Oxley, Photo Credit Amory Ross

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Intermediate Navigation (Online)
Start date: 12, 17, 19, 25 August, 2020
Location: Australia
Supplier: The Ocean Racing Club of Victoria (ORCV)
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