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This course is a tutorial course that reviews contents required for an oral examination with Transport Canada Examiner. The main contents that are reviewed are maintaining a safe navigational watch; lifesaving and distress signals; weather routeing; ship-handling under various weather conditions; anchoring and mooring; towing operations; response to emergencies; search and rescue and other seamanship related topics.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Explain principles to be observed in keeping a safe navigational watch as set out in the STCW code A-VIII/2.
Recognize and understand the meanings of life saving and distress signals.
Using a ship model explain ship-handling manoeuvres on a small vessel.
Describe components and preparation of voyage planning.
Use weather forecast in planning of voyage.
Effective as of Fall 2008
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