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Royal Institute of Navigation raises concerns about excessive reliance on electronic navigation

This blog from the President about the dangers of excessive reliance on electronic navigation tools echoes themes I set out in ‘Sextant’.

I’m really pleased the RIN is raising these important issues. 15 more words

Simbología para navegación marítima

Seguimos caminando (y navegando) hacia gvSIG 2.2. Hoy os presentamos una nueva biblioteca de símbolos que permitirá tener disponibles en gvSIG los símbolos más utilizados de navegación marítima. 108 more words

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Yacht Master Survival - February Review

The main focus of the site this month has been on qualifications and the future of the profession, especially with regard to the Manila Convention amendments to STCW. 339 more words


Heave, roll and pitch in NemaStudio 1.26

New version of NemaStudio includes Attitude instrument

Recently Sailsoft released version 1.26 of NemaStudio. Apart from a few relevant bug fixes and some minor improvements a new instrument is introduced, the Attitude instrument. 281 more words


ECDIS requirements for Small Craft Skippers - UPDATE

Following MIN 494 last month, it has become clear that new training provisions are required for Skippers holding Master 200 and above and an unclear situation for those only holding a Yachtmaster CoC.   688 more words



The latest MAIB report has some good lessons on the over reliance on AIS and ECDIS.

Click here to view the report.

A Rule 5 failure, yet again. 52 more words