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Frequently Asked Questions

Who teaches the courses?

Barrie Hudson is the owner and Chief Instructor of International Navigation School. He is a Master Mariner and Nautical Educator, with more than 30 years of teaching experience. He has taught hundreds of professional mariners qualifying as Masters and Mates and non-professional mariners. He networks actively to keep up to date with the latest advances in nautical training.

Why Take the Course?

What's covered in your Coastal & Celestial / Astro Courses:

Certificate of Graduation:

What Materials are Supplied?

I am really busy, is this course for me?

Unlike a course requiring personal attendance at specific times each week, you are not tied to a regular schedule.You control when, where, and how long you will study, ( up to six months to complete).

Do you offer any refresher courses?

The School Offers Short refresher Courses on request:

How much will it cost?

Please refer to the relevant registration form. One-day seminars available (pricing dependent upon location.) Please contact us for more details.

How do I enroll?

Fill out our Registration Form.

What clients have said...

"Excellent ... completely practical ... I appreciated the timely response and the helpful support and guidance. I highly recommend this school's Celestial course."

- Campbell Ross

Grand Prairie, AB

"The coastal and celestial navigation courses have made the process of refreshing, retrieving, and amplifying knowledge and qualifications highly interesting, thorough and very satisfying."

- Victor Garand

Edmonton, AB

Frequently Asked Questions

What Materials are Supplied?

  • Test Materials
  • Celestial Plotting Sheets and Sight Table extracts
  • Catalogue of Charts & Boating Safety Guide
  • Tide Table extracts
  • Navigational Aids Template
  • Navigation Charts, two Full size up to date Coloured; One Canadian, One American

Why should I take this course?

Cruise with the skills of a professional, ensure your voyages are a complete success. Prepare for Certification with:
  • Sailing Associations
  • Power Squadrons
  • Coast Guard
  • Transport Canada, Marine Safety Certification

I'm really busy, is this course right for me?

These courses do not tie you down to a regular schedule, you control when, where, and how long you will study, and how long it will take to complete the course.