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Astronomical sailing workshop in Barcelona. Astronomical sailing trip and workshop on a sailboat cruiser in Barcelona. Nautical courses and workshops of sailing club
Discover the secrets of astronomical navigation in our sailing club in Barcelona.
An interesting journey and astronomical navigation workshop aboard a sailing cruiser!
With technological advances and the generalisation of GPS, practically nobody practices it any more, although knowledge of astronomical navigation is still essential for high-altitude voyages in the event of electronic failure.
For this reason, we propose this type of activity within the activities of BDA Sailing Club in Port Olimpic, Barcelona, aimed at our members and clients.
Astronomical navigation with a sextant is a fascinating way of navigating using one of the most interesting tools, the sextant, fundamental in the time of our grandparents. From our point of view, it is essential to master it when faced with adverse situations that may arise during a voyage.
Therefore, if we learn to 'read' the sky, we can use astronomical navigation tables to find out what latitude we are at.
We will sail without a fixed course all weekend, with double night watches.
During the voyage we will study the following concepts:
Costs of the sailing trip and astronomical sailing workshop are divided among the participants. Approximately 80€ per person