The images come ...

Weekends onboard training « Navigate with an iPad» 2016

1. Training ACM

The ACM basis in the Gapeau River

For the fourth consecutive year the partnership is renewed with ACM-Catamaran, sailing school affiliated with the French Sailing Federation.

In 2016 training weekends are programmed at the outset of Hyères (Base Le Gapeau) and at the start of La Rochelle (Port des Minimes). I moderating most of these weekends dedicated to navigation on shelf "navigating with an iPad.". Two days of intensive training vehicle Lagoon or Nautitech catamarans for 3 up to 6 people in a private cabin.

Calendar 2016 :

  • Hyères (The Gapeau) on Lagoon 380, 400S2, or Nautitech Open 40
  • La Rochelle (Minimes) on Nautitech 442
    • 19-20, 26-27 March
    • 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 April
    • 30 April-1st may, 21-22 May
    • 4-5, 11-12, 18-19 June,
    • 10-11, 17-18, 24-25 September
    • 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 October

Either the same dates for two departure bases. For each weekend, the selection will be made on the basis of entries.

Program :

Tips and advices

  • Choice of navigation solutions iPad and iPhone
  • Choice of navigation apps
  • Choice of charting
  • Tips for telephone satellites with iPad


  • Training and advice for the installation and commissioning of the applications on your devices from iTunes Apple Store, and the mapping from X-Traverse.
  • Advices on installing links with instruments.

Use in navigation applications status (iNavX, Weather4D PRO, AyeTides, …)

  • Routes creation, Weather and Routing, Tides, Association with the on-board instrumentation, receiving AIS.

This program in live navigation will be technical and dense. Those interested will have to come up with their own tablets (iPad or iPhone). Formations only dedicated to Apple devices.

TaRIFS and inscriptions with A.C.M.


2. Training Weather4D 2.0

Amphora Wauquiez « Roseanor»

In addition to the ACM training, I organize on my comfortable Amphora 38 starting from Saint-Vaast-La-Hougue (Channel) embedded in weekend on iPad training dedicated to the application Weather4D 2.0, on the same principle as the ACM training.

Program :

  • Navigation functions and mapping
  • GRIB weather functions
  • Weather routing
  • Connection to the instruments
  • Function AIS and security

Two days of intensive training for 2 up to 4 people in a private cabin ambience « cosy», between Barfleur and the îles Saint-Marcouf.

Calendar :

  • 25-26 June,
  • 2-3, 9-10,16-17, 23-24, 30-31 st of July
  • 3-4 September

At the request, possible training 2 days in the week in June and July for minimum 2 people. Consult me.

Rates and registration :

Applications to perform on my page contact.




  1. Rajoriya this:

    Hello Francis,
    I'm not sure that my email from yesterday's gone.
    So again.
    Owner of a Harmony 38 Lézardrieux and hardworking user iNavIx and Weather 4 D on iPad, I am interested in your training embedded in Saint Vaast la Hougue.
    Please know let me the availability and the rate.
    Good to you.
    06 80 15 77 31

    1. Francis this:

      I sent you the answer by mail.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *