Get the fundamentals of marine coastal navigation. Goes into how to read a chart, with a discussion about latitude, longitude, nautical miles, scale, and how to use it all for charting purposes, including proper use of the parallel ruler and dividers.
Coastal Piloting DVD - Bennett Marine Video
Everything you need to know to navigate within sight of land.
This program is equivalent to a six-week evening course in Costal Navigation, as given by various boating organizations.
After covering the Rules of the Road, Sound Signals and the Pecking Order for right-of-way at sea, different types of navigation (electronic, dead reckoning, celestial, coastal) skipper Gene Grossman goes into how to read a chart, with a discussion about latitude, longitude, nautical miles, scale, and how to use it all for charting purposes, including proper use of the parallel ruler and dividers.
Next is the difference between the 3 Norths, and how to handle compass correction (TVMDC). Then, some thorough treatments of plotting, the running fix, chart notation, speed-time-distance problems, bow bearings, beam bearings, using an RDF and beacons, fathom curves, current diagrams, aids to navigation, estimated position, 6 main rules of dead reckoning and some test questions to see how you can handle what you were taught.
Coastal Piloting DVD Modern Coastal Piloting - Bennett Marine Video
Modern Coastal Piloting"This tape is well planned and executed and is well worth viewing by those who want to recall or launch themselves for the first time into the fundamentals of marine coastal navigation." - Navigator's NewsletterWith this tape, not only will you learn the traditional methods of coastal piloting, compass use, speed/time/distance equations, deviation and variation, bow and beam bearings, running fixes, lat and long, navigation aids, but also the modern ways of position determination; Loran, Radar and T.D.'s. 68 min.
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