Category Archives: Navigation

Navigation: Date

The date indicates the season we’re in: spring (end of March to end of June), [...]

Navigation: GPS

Global Positioning Systems (GPS) have been around for sailors since 1990. It is the sailor’s [...]

Navigation: Bearings

While on board the Team O’Neill Catamaran, each group took a set of three bearings [...]

Navigation: Depth

One of the first and most valuable inventions in navigation was the lead line. In [...]

Navigation: Wind Speed

The movement of air from higher to lower pressure is the main cause of winds. [...]

Navigation: Weather Observation

Sailors are surrounded by an environment full of powerful elements, the skies above, the water [...]

Navigation: Time

Time is one of the most important measurements in navigation. Knowing the correct time, using [...]

Navigation: Latitude and Longitude

Explore the next step in finding your way, using a grid of lines based on [...]

Navigation Worksheet

Using your homemade compass, find directions for objects in your home or neighborhood. Download the [...]

Make Your Own Compass Rose

Click below to print, color, and label these pages with the cardinal directions to create [...]

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