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NAUT 1840 - NS 1 - Navigation Safety 1

Ocean Navigation Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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Course Details

The course provides students with the fundamentals of keeping a safe navigational watch. Emphasis is given to International and Canadian Collision Regulations.

Credits

3.5

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Learning Outcomes

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

  • Define the main terminology used in the Collision regulations.
  • Identify lights and shapes as specified in the Collision regulations for vessels.
  • Identify sound signaling for clear and restricted visibility situations.
  • Interpret steering and sailing rules.
  • State the various types of signals prescribed to indicate distress and need of assistance.
  • Explain the basic principles to be observed in keeping a navigational watch, watch at anchor, and watch in port.
  • Identify the basic duties of a watchkeeping officer at sea, port and anchorage.

Effective as of Fall 2008

Related Programs

NAUT 1840 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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