We recommend that you take our on line Sail Canada Basic Coastal Navigation course before taking the Intermediate Course.

In the event you cannot take the coastal navigation course I have provided some basic information which will help you to prepare for Navigational aspects of the Intermediate course.Note you cannot obtain certification unless you have Basic Coastal Navigation or the full Coastal Navigation certification. For the advanced course you need Intermediate or the full Sail Canada  Coastal Navigation .

Dead Reckoning
Variation and Deviation converting between true and compass bearings)
2 or 3 bearing Fix

Tides and tidal height at any time

Not included in the Intermediate course but of importance are:

Running Fix
Danger Bearings