Seminars

Celestial navigation introduction

A hands-on course covering basic celestial theory, sight reduction of sun, moon, planets, stars. May 20 - 21st, 2017 in Marion, Mass. This seminar is a hands-on course covering basic celestial theory, sight reduction of sun, moon, planets, stars, and specialty sights of certain bodies, like the noon sun sight and latitude by Polaris.

Offshore Emergency Medicine

Tracy’s Landing, MD April 24 - 26, 2017 This popular 3 day seminar offers practical training for cruising sailors and marine professionals who operate out of range of rapid rescue and medical assistance. Certified by The Ocean Navigator School of Seamanship and Wilderness Medical Associates and approved by the U.S. Coast Guard for a merchant mariner license (under 46CFR 11.205(e)(l)(i)).

Tim Queeney

Tim Queeney is the long-time editor of Ocean Navigator magazine and the Ocean Navigator website. He is also an experienced navigation instructor, with more than 20 years experience teaching celestial navigation, coastal navigation and radar navigation/collision avoidance courses both ashore…

Captain Richard Bailey

Captain Richard Bailey, former captain and director of the 179-foot HMS Rose when it was the largest active wooden Tall Ship in the world; SSV Oliver Hazard Perry will replace HMS Rose as the largest privately-owned, active sailing Tall Ship…

Marine Weather

Presented by Ocean Navigator School of Seamanship at sea aboard SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, we discuss basic weather concepts and terminology, then relate those to the available charts for mariners. We find this approach better than a straight “chart reading”…

Seminars at Sea on Oliver Hazard Perry

Come experience the ultimate offshore sailing adventure Hone your navigation, seamanship, and meteorology skills with Captain Richard Bailey, and the Ocean Navigator School of Seamanship (ONSOS) aboard SSV Oliver Hazard Perry. This exceptional partnership offers adventurous participants the experience of…

Celestial Navigation

Presented by Ocean Navigator School of Seamanship at sea aboard SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, this seminar is a hands-on course covering basic celestial theory, sight reduction of sun, moon, planets, stars, and specialty sights of certain bodies, such as the…