CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea

advanced navigation training

Posted by Trevor Farmer
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Sat, 20/05/2017

3 crew ran through advanced navigation practise, starting with a mooring exercise to get a stable platform to work from, then shooting compass bearings for conversion from magnetic to chart bearings, confirmation of chart bearings by radar bearings and plotting the location useing 3 x 3 bearing sets.

We then ran live radar bearings and ranges on blind transits in the mana approaches area and Titahi Bay

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