A Practical Guide to the Rules of the Road

Author: Farhan Saeed
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317550013
Format: PDF, ePub
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A self-teaching aid that covers International regulations for preventing collision at sea 1972 (Colregs) or Rules of the Road, including navigation lights and related situations that could be asked within the Maritime and Coastguard Agency oral examinations for the deck certificate of competency. This book is divided into two sections. The first section contains simple explanations of the Rules of the Road, while the second section covers more than sixty situations, exam questions and model answers. Interactive navigation light identification software is also available on a companion website to offer further testing before examination. All questions are asked randomly, and will help prepare you for the oral exam. Self-teaching guide to the International regulations for preventing collision at sea 1972 (Colregs) / Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) Rules of the Road oral examinations Scenarios, questions and model answers help you prepare for the examination Interactive navigation light identification software on a companion website allows students to test themselves before entering exams. Visit the website at www.seamanshiptutor.com.

The One Minute Guide to the Nautical Rules of the Road

Author: Charlie Wing
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007178263X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Your quick-access guide to international and U.S. boating rules The U.S. Coast Guard requires every boat more than 39-feet long to carry a copy of the nautical rules of the road onboard. Here’s one that is convenient and handy enough for quick reference on the water. This bestselling guide includes the full text of the original rules, and Charlie Wing’s clear, rule-by-rule translations make them easy to follow. It also includes a "One-Minute Guide Decision Tree" and a brief overview of the rules’ intent to give you a good idea of what to do in any common situation.

Radar and ARPA Manual

Author: A. G. Bole
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 148310222X
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Radar and ARPA Manual focuses on the theoretical and practical aspects of electronic navigation. The manual first discusses basic radar principles, including principles of range and bearing measurements and picture orientation and presentation. The text then looks at the operational principles of radar systems. Function of units; aerial, receiver, and display principles; transmitter principles; and sitting of units on board ships are discussed. The book also describes target detection, Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA), and operational controls of radar systems, and then discusses radar plotting. Errors associated with the true-motion presentation; accuracy and errors of manual plotting; radar plotting aids; and regulations for preventing collisions at seas as applied to radar and ARPA are described. The book also underscores the accuracy and errors of ARPA. The test scenarios; errors generated in the radar installation; classification of ARPA error sources; and errors in displayed data and interpretation are explained. The manual is a good source of information for readers wanting to study electronic navigation.

The Seamanship Examiner

Author: David House
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317199995
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The complete study and revision guide for the International Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW). For all ranks and serving crew in the mercantile marine, this study pack covers everything students need to revise when preparing for the oral assessment taken as part of the Deck Certificate of Competency at either junior or senior levels. Since publication of the first edition, there have been many new innovations throughout the industry. This guide is fully updated to reflect these changes and includes practice questions on International Safety Management (ISM), Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems (ECDIS) and the International Code for the Security of Ships and Port Facilities (ISPS), as well as hundreds of additional tutorial questions throughout the book and the accompanying interactive CD. This edition of The Seamanship Examiner has been fully updated with the latest amendments to the COLREGs and is a trusted study aid for all international STCW Deck Officer candidates including Officer of the Watch, Chief Mate and Master positions, plus those working coastal and inland waters in the fishing industry such as Deck Officers.