Navigation Basics Theory

Our Affiliation

AMSA approved training provider



MSQ approved Boatsafe Provider


Working time:
Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm
Sat-Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Our address:
Australian Volunteer Coast Guard QF1
171 Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215

Order Work Book Online

Price –  $350

Time:  8am – 1pm

Nautical Training & Marine Services recommends that all mariners undertaking Gold Coast boat licencing and training complete Navigation Basics Theory, as it is integral for boat safety while on the water. Navigation Basics Theory course includes in-class theory content giving participants essential underpinning skills and knowledge to plan long-distance offshore voyages using paper chart plotting techniques to convert to electronic aids to navigation.  Understanding: IALA Buoyage System, Chart Features, Latitude & Longitude, Compass True & Magnetic, Compass Bearings & Conversions, Distance Speed & Time, Tide Calculations, Passage Planning.

 Venue:  Australian Volunteer Coast Guard, 171 Marine Parade, Southport

For more information on Navigation Basics Theory and Gold Coast boat licencing and training contact Karla at Nautical Training 0412 550 570.