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Navigators Piloting and Charting Reference Card

The Navigators Piloting and Charting Reference Card puts the commonly used coastal navigation formulas and symbols on one handy card for easy reference.  This card helps prevent mistakes when tired, or when doing your Navigation Class homework. 528 more words

Boating Safety

More TVMDC – Practice Problems – Correcting and un-correcting the compass

Correcting and Un-correcting a compass is still a useful skill.  Paper charts and plotted course lines are still in use, even with today’s Cell Phone Apps and GPS Plotters.   752 more words

Boating Safety

TVMDC – Practice – Correcting and un-correcting the compass

In today’s increasing use of electronic navigation aids, the ability to correct and un-correct a compass heading or bearing seems to becoming a lost art outside of a classroom.  507 more words

Boating Safety

Correcting Compass Error

Or how to tell what direction to point the boat or which way is home.

“Correcting” is converting a magnetic (M) direction to true (T). “Uncorrecting” is converting from true to a magnetic direction. 550 more words

Sailing And Boating Skills

Piloting and Navigators Quick Reference

A two sided quick reference card for navigators with common abbreviations, Speed / Distance / Time Formulas, Correcting and Uncorrecting a Compass (TVMDC), Common navigation Drafting Symbols and Their Usage, and Nautical Conversion Factors… 157 more words

Sailing And Boating Skills