This course covers the Terrestrial and Coastal Navigation methods required for an Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch level license. The course covers chart introduction, aids to navigation, compass corrections by azimuth and amplitude, relative bearings, latitude and longitude, navigational tools, methods for determining position, dead reckoning, estimated position, current and leeway, running fix, bearings, great circle routes, tides and currents and electronic charts.
The course is approved as meeting the competency requirements of Table A-II/I of the STCW, as amended 2010 for Terrestrial Navigation.
- NMI Introduction to Navigation Textbook (electronic copy provided) – printed copy available for purchase
- Set of plotting triangles
- Pair of Dividers
- Training Charts: Long Island (12354 ) ; Block Island (13 205 ) : Chesapeake Bay (12221)
Recommended Text: Dutton’s Navigation and Piloting, 15th Edition
PRICE: $1950.00 USD