This program teaches you step-by-step how to find your way with classic dead reckoning piloting and today's electronic navigation instruments.
Includes clear demonstrations on the water and in a simulated navigator's station in a Coast Guard certified navigation school. Professional production includes detailed close-ups, helpful graphics and imaginative presentations of how objects appear on the chart and water, in good and bad visibility.
Subjects Covered Include:
The chart and compass.
Radar for navigating and avoiding collisions.
The navigation rules.
Finding your way in fog and at night.
Taking and plotting bearings.
Allowing for tidal current.
Tips and tricks for quick decisions.70 mins