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Navigation Advanced for Mates Masters 1st Edition


This book is aimed at todays navigator, where increased workload on the watchkeeper demands clear methods of working and concise instructions. Accompanied by a 60pp almanac.

The methods of working used in this book are not just easy to follow for learning and college work but are for onboard use as well, containing a sufficient number of worked examples and plots for working and excercises to allow the ships navigator to gain the basic and advanced navigation skills.

This book is aimed at Masters and senior navigation officers although will prove equally beneficial for junior ships officers. 

1 Regulatory Requirements 
1.1 ISM Code 
1.2 SOLAS Chapter V 
1.3 Bridge Procedures Guide
1.4 Buoyage 
1.5 ISPS 
1.6 STCW
1.7 Pollution
1.8 Guidance From a Flag State
1.9 Voyage Data Recorder

2 Passage Planning 
2.1 Appraisal 
2.2 Planning 
2.3 Summary of General Principles
2.4 Execution
2.5 Monitoring
2.6 Summary

3 Sailings 
3.1 The Terrestrial Sphere
3.2 Parallel Sailing
3.3 Plane Sailing
3.4 Mercator Sailing 
3.5 Great Circle Sailing 
3.6 Composite Great Circle
3.7 Practical Applications 

4 Ocean Routeing
4.1 Use of Charts and Publications
4.2 Choice Of Routes
4.3 Oceanographic and Climatic Data
4.4 General Hazards to be Found on an Ocean Passage

5 Bridge Procedures
5.1 Bridge Organisation
5.2 Keeping Watch
5.3 Navigation 
5.4 Use of Pilot
5.5 Standing and Night Orders
5.6 Procedures
5.7 Navigational Risk Assessment 
5.8 Hydrographic and Port Information

6 Radar Navigation
6.1 Radar Displays
6.2 Plotting 
6.3 Collision Avoidance
6.4 Common Plotting Errors And Penalties (UK Examining Board)
6.5 Use For Navigation
6.6 Radar Detection and Interpretation

7 Extreme Weather And Navigation
7.1 Tropical Revolving Storms (TRS)
7.2 Planning For and Information on Ice
7.3 Navigation in Ice Areas 
7.4 Operating in Ice
7.5 Working With Ice Breakers
7.6 Navigation in High Latitudes

8 Celestial Navigation
8.1 The Celestial Sphere
8.2 Horizons and Altitudes
8.3 Meridian Passage
8.4 Azimuths and Amplitudes
8.5 Astronomical Position Lines 
8.6 Fix by Celestial Observations

9 Electronic Navigation Aids
9.1 Satellite Navigation Systems
9.2 Hyperbolic Systems
9.3 Electronic Charts
9.4 Integrated Bridge Systems 
9.5 Echo Sounder

10 Tides and Tidal Streams
10.1 Causes Of Tides
10.2 Variation in Tides
10.3 Tidal Definitions
10.4 Underkeel Clearance and Air Draught
10.5 Tidal Calculations
10.6 Tidal Streams

11.1 GMDSS
11.2 WWNWS
11.3 Weather Reports
11.4 Ship Reporting Systems
11.5 Ship Movement Report Systems
11.6 Radio Medical Advice
11.7 Other Reports
11.8 Automatic Identification System (AIS)

12 Search and Rescue at Sea
12.1 Search and Rescue Co-Ordination
12.2 Search and Rescue Communications
12.3 Onboard Preparation
12.4 Search Planning
12.5 Rendezvous 
12.6 Interception
12.7 Rescue By Helicopter
12.8 Search and Rescue Co-Operation Plans Aboard Passenger Ships 
12.9 Man Overboard

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