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NAUT 1820 - C&P 2 - Chartwork and Pilotage 2

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

This course provides students with the necessary skills and techniques to navigate in confined and open waters. A detailed knowledge and application of nautical publications required for coastal navigation and passage planning is included in this course. An emphasis on the importance of updating charts and nautical publications is also provided.

Credits

12.0

Cost

$836.66

Winter 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2019 term.

CRN 76656

Tue Feb 19 - Fri Mar 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 19 - Mar 29 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 250

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$836.66

Notes

  1. Student manual and workbook will be provided in class. Required Equipment: Chart: CA 3463 (Strait of Georgia) [Students can purchase chart from Martin Marine in North Vancouver. Tel. # 604-985-0911; Address: 1176 Welch Street, North Vancouver, BC V7P 1B2, or the BCIT Bookstore 2B pencils and plastic erasers, parallel rulers, navigation dividers, pencil compass. Note: For the issuance of Transport Canada Training certificates by the school, a Transport Canada, Candidate Document Number (CDN#) will be required. Contact Transport Canada, Marine Safety for further information.

This section is only available for registration starting Wed, Oct 24 at 9:00 am (PDT)

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use and describe charts.
  • Describe the reliability of charts.
  • Convert compass courses and bearing to true.
  • Explain the contents of the marine publications.
  • Describe the buoyage systems.
  • Describe the list of lights and range of visibility.
  • Use distance measurement for navigational needs.
  • Estimate the vessel's position on a navigational chart.
  • Fix vessel's position by horizontal sextant angles.
  • Fix vessel's position by transferred circles of positions.
  • Calculate set and drift of tidal currents.
  • Fix vessel position taking into account current and leeway
  • Navigate in confined waters.
  • Explain tidal terms.
  • Calculate tides.
  • Correct charts and nautical publications.
  • Prepare a coastal passage route.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

NAUT 1820 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Master 150GT Domestic
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Watchkeeping Mate Near Coastal (WKMNC)
    Part-time   Certificate

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