Navigation is the art of getting from one place to another safely, in our case there is a lot of water between the places and they are hundreds of miles apart. Learning to navigate includes maps (called charts), compass, instruments (both mechanical and electrical), your PC or tablet and a few things I didn't mention. I don't want to scare you away.
- Introduction to Marine Navigation
- How to Use Vector Charts Safely
- 8 Things to Consider While Doing Nautical Chart Plotting On Ships
- Mean High Water and Vertical Clearance - Can I slip through the bridge right now?
- When is High Tide?
- When the Ocean is a River: Ocean and Tidal Current Basics
- True & Magnetic
- A simple guide to understanding tides when passage planning
- Why paper charts still have a place alongside iPad and electronic navigation
- Measuring distance on a nautical chart
- Celestial Navigation – Plotting Your Position
- Tidal Streams – Theory tips
- The Maryland School of Sailing and Seamanship
- Paper and Pencil Navigation- An Essential Skill
- Getting Started in Celestial Navigation (The Marine Sextant)
- Introduction to OpenCPN Part 1
- Ship's Computer, how much tech does a sailing yacht need?
- 10 GREAT SAILING APPS
- Revised Course To Steer - Day Skipper
- Electronic Marine Navigation, Part 1 of 5
- Sailing To A New Country | Sailing Britican
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