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All Events Calendar

The below calendar reflects all events, including NRSPS and D4 events, classes and seminars. To see calendars by category, please visit: Events Calendar, Class Calendar or Seminar Calendar.

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Scheduled Events:

Monday, March 05, 2018 Piloting 2018 Spring - Classes
Piloting is the first of the navigational classes focusing on techniques for piloting a boat in coastal and inland conditions. The course emphasizes planning and checking along with the use of GPS for determining position, and introduces digital…
Tuesday, March 06, 2018  Junior Navigation 2018 - Classes
First of two open ocean navigation USPS offers, JN covers ocean plotting, navigation software and celestial navigation. Students are prepared to serve as Navigator on an ocean voyage, with a sample Newport-Bermuda cruise and an equivalent test. If…
Tuesday, March 06, 2018 Electronic Navigation 2018 - Classes
Electronic Navigation course is a good introduction to navigation using electronic tools and is suitable for experienced as well as novice boaters with basic charting knowledge. It focuses on navigating with electronic tools, rather than on…
Thursday, March 15, 2018 Computer Navigation with OpenCPN - Seminars
Seminar - OpenCPN Free Navigational Software - How to download and use. Wine and cheese at 6 PM. Seminar begins at 6:30 PM. Elevator entrance is at 133 Beekman St. Current North River Students Admitted Free (please advise your instructor)…
Saturday, April 07, 2018 America's Boating Course (ABC3) 2018 - Classes
ABC3 for Boating Safety Certificate, Saturday, 9-5, all day 8hr class & exam.  All New York State boaters born on or after 5/1/96 are required to have a New York State Boating Safety Certificate. You can get your certificate by taking the United…
Thursday, April 19, 2018 Installing and Using Marine AIS - Seminars
North River Sail & Power Squadron presents a two hour seminar on Installing and Using Marine AIS with Open CPN and commercial chartplotters.
Thursday, May 17, 2018 NOAA Weather Seminar - Seminars
NOAA Weather Seminar.   Learn the basics of marine weather forecasting including downloading and interpreting weather gribs with Open CPN.

Past Events:

Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Junior Navigation - Classes
Sunday, September 27, 2015 Joint NY NR Rendezvous 2015 - Events
Saturday, November 07, 2015 Seamanship One Day Class - Classes
Monday, November 09, 2015 Star Finding Seminar - Seminars
Monday, November 16, 2015 Founder's Day 2015 - Events
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Navigation 2016 S - Classes
Monday, February 22, 2016 Piloting 2016 S - Classes
Monday, February 22, 2016 Marine Communications Systems 2016 S - Classes
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 Sail 2016 S - Classes
Saturday, March 12, 2016 NY Historical Society Private Maritime Art Viewing - Events
Tuesday, April 05, 2016 OpenCPN - Downloading and Using - Seminars
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Advanced Piloting 2016 S - Classes
Sunday, April 24, 2016 Change of Watch 2016 and Annual Meeting - Events
Saturday, May 07, 2016 The America’s Cup AC45 hydrofoils Races - Events
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Electronic Navigation - Classes
Monday, March 20, 2017 Piloting 2017 S - Classes
Monday, March 20, 2017  Sail 201 S - Classes
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 Marine Communications Systems 2017 S - Classes
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 Advanced Piloting 2017 S - Classes
Monday, April 03, 2017 Marine Electrical Systems 2017 - Classes
Saturday, April 29, 2017 Change of Watch 2017 and Annual Meeting - Events
Wednesday, September 06, 2017 Explore Power Squadron Courses - Free Seminar - Seminars
Monday, September 11, 2017 Piloting 2017 Fall - Classes
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Junior Navigation - Classes
Monday, September 18, 2017 Weather - Classes
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Marine VHF Radio in the Digital Age - Seminars



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