University of Alaska Southeast

Course Description

Navigation Seminar - Peril Straits

GroupNavigation Seminars
Code and NumberCEU - 041
DescriptionThis short 4-hr seminar will focus on the safe and efficient navigation of the Peril Straits by small ships, ferries and yachts.  Using the UAS ship simulator lab, the instructor will conn a vesse throught the Straits, discussing each course, waypoint and point of navigational interest and provide tips regarding piloting in various weather conditions and currents.


LocationUAS Ketchikan - 600 Stedman Street - Room R-118
InstructorCaptain Bill Hopkins
DatesLook for a class in May 2015
Days and Times0800-1200 hrs Students who desire additional practice time may rent the simulator for $85/hr following the seminar.