Free Celestial Navigation Class


Learn how to use the sextant with a straightforward explanation of the calculations needed for locating one’s position at sea.  

We will continue shortly be teaching traditional celestial navigation again with the sextant and 249 tables.  The midday class will take place at the Arques School followed by sun sights taken with the sextant at Rodeo Beach near Sausalito, and at Doran Beach near Bodega.  

Students will only need a notepad and pencil for this class.  Explanatory notes will be provided.

If you are interested in signing up for this class, please send an email to