This NauticEd eBook provides essential knowledge for anyone who is learning to sail, preparing for a Bareboat Charter, who do local/ coastal cruising ...
This NauticEd eBook provides essential knowledge for anyone who is learning to sail, preparing for a Bareboat Charter, who do local/ coastal cruising or local/long-distance regatta racing. Module 1 emphasizes that electronic navigation is an aid to the good sailor’s senses but can not replace them. Module 2 introduces and brings back some of the basics that you should already be familiar with in regards to navigation. Module 3 is an in-depth discussion of wind. In particular it delves into the calculation of true wind and shows how important true wind direction is when navigating. Module 4 is all about boat speed. How to navigate using optimum speeds and how to find your best course to achieve your destination in the fastest time. We define velocity made good on course and velocity made good upwind. Module 5 prepares you for the shotgun of jargon that will be delivered in Module 7. Module 6 introduces technologies such as AIS, RADAR, Weather GRIBS and electronic chart overlays. Module 7 is a step by step walk through of a real GPS chart plotter unit. You’ll gain the confidence, working knowledge and user experience, through various animations, to fully work a chart plotter device and apply this to your sailing navigation. Module 8 will round everything out so that you’re confident in your ability to navigate using electronic instruments. About NauticEd NauticEd is the World’s Most Advanced Sailing Education and Certification System. When you invest in this eBook you are building towards your sailing certification accepted by yacht charter companies world wide.
Size: 129.83 MB
Price: 9,08 €
Developed by NauticEd Sailing School
Day of release: 2012-12-21
Recommended age: 4+