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Online Course Coastal Navigation

By joining our online course Coastal Navigation you will learn to navigate along the European coastal waters. Our navigation courses have been leading in The Netherlands, since 2001.

The lessons are freely accessable and a subscription gives you also:

  • RYA Interactive course: Essential Navigation and Seamanship. (Included in the package or order it seperately).
  • Our online course coastal navigation
  • One hour of support by phone, WhatsApp or e-Mail.
  • Explanations of the questions
  • PowerPoint Sheets


Course material

The following course material should be ordered online, for example on Amazon.com.

  • Dividers
  • Portland Course Plotter
  • Pencil Compass
  • Pencil and eraser

Lesson 1

  • Purchase all course material
  • Make a study plan
  • Briefly introduce yourself to your instructor.

About Elmar Teeuwen

Elmar is a CWO sailing instructor and RYA YachtmasterĀ® Offshore, Commercial Endorsement with STCW95 and certified coastal navigation teacher.
He has more than a decade of experience with teaching sailors on the North Sea, Atlantic, Med and Caribbean from beginners to instructor level, as well as regatta teams.
In addition to his native language Dutch, Elmar speaks English, German and Italian.
His knowledge and teaching skills could be off great value to anyone who wants to realise his sailing dreams.