E-learning module «Navigation and Sailing directions» is intended to train navigators in accordance with Chapter II of STCW Code.

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ELM «Navigation and Sailing directions» content:

Navigation and its role and place in ship’s operation:

  • The purpose and objectives of the discipline. Level of training.
  • Place of navigation among other sciences of ship’s operation.

Basic concepts of navigation and sailing directions:

  • Shape and models of the Earth.
  • Geographic coordinates: latitude, longitude.
  • Difference in latitude (D’LAT) and difference in longitude (D’LONG).
  • Sea direction counting systems. Use of gyrocompasses.
  • Terminology of nautical units of length and speed. Using lags.
  • Range of visibility of landmarks and lights.