Navigation Master Training

Code: ERQSR2
  • Navigation Master Training

Shore base course Chartwork and Navigation

This Navigation Master Training course is designed to enable the offshore mariner to safely navigate extended passages using charts and traditional methods.

It includes practical navigation exercises and sample chart work calculations.

This is a 8 hours course and students who want to apply to this course should have a basic understanding of charts, plotter and dividers.

  • Chart work instruments
  • The magnetic compass, variation and deviation
  • The Breton plotter
  • NOAA charts
  • Admiralty charts
  • Small craft charts
  • Projection
  • Scales
  • Horizontal datum
  • Units of measurement
  • Datum of soundings
  • Charted heights
  • Chart numbers
  • Source diagram
  • Editions and dates
  • Large scale charts
  • Notes, warnings, cautions
  • Detailed chart information
  • Nautical chart symbols and abbreviations
  • Angles and degrees
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Defining a position
  • Chart work convections
  • Distance, speed, time and direction
  • Position by bearing and distance
  • Magnetic north
  • Compass error
  • Causes of deviation
  • Applying variation and deviation
  • The deviation card
  • Compass error
  • The hand bearing compass
  • Position lines and position fixes
  • Bearings at sea
  • Range/transit’s
  • Sectored lights
  • Clearing lines
  • Running fixes
  • Dead reckoning and estimated positions
  • The navigation log book
LOCATION  Olhão Marina
STARTING TIME 8 hours course starting at 9:30 with 1 hour break for lunch.
INCLUDED
Ratio Instructor/student 1:1 All materials
8 hours course Coffee and tea

Shore base course

We run shore based courses individually. One instructor for just you.

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