Coastal Navigation CD - Academy of Maritime Training
Coastal navigation using the RYA practice charts. Video clips, sound files, animations and practice navigation exercises to Offshore level. RYA syllabus included. This is a stand alone learning resource that assumes no previous knowledge.
Students can practice electronic and paper based navigation. Create routes and waypoints, practice passage planning.
Navigation principles are applied to prepare navigational plans, accurate position fixing is demonstrated, faultfinding procedures are used to identify and rectify defective radio equipment. Take and plot fixes, estimation of tidal heights and fixes, course calculations to allow for tidal stream, leeway and drift.