Are you coming to our Coastal Navigation
Course for women later this month?
Check out our stylish new SisterShip Navigation Pouches! Available online soon (in our store)! More items coming soon!
Here’s our 2-day course content:
WHERE ON EARTH ARE WE?
What do the Co-ordinates Mean?
How are the Angles Measured
How are the Angles Measured?
The Great Circle
LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE
Degrees, Minutes, and Seconds – Decimalise Example
Nautical Mile/One Minute of Latitude
SPEED DISTANCE TIME
Formula and Calculations
Speed, Distance, Time
It answers the question, “Where am I?”
Zone of Confidence (ZOC) Are your chart depths and seafloor features accurate?
Possible errors in depths
SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS
PLOTTING BY LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE
How to Plot Your Position
POSITION FIXING BY BEARING AND DISTANCE
Finding your Course
Direction and Bearings
THE COMPASS – TRUE TO COMPASS AND COMPASS TO TRUE
True North and Magnetic North
Cardinal points and steering
Points of a compass
True chart work
Variation and Deviation
THREE BEARING FIX
POSITION BY BEARING AND DISTANCE
DEDUCED RECKONING (DR) AND ESTIMATED POSITION (EP)
POSITION – ESTIMATED POSITION (EP)
POSITION – RUNNING FIX
DOUBLE THE ANGLE OFF THE BOW
THE TRANSIT BEARING
SET AND DRIFT
There will be plenty of hands-on practice and some fun. Hope to see you there.