 
Chapter 1 Introduction to Navigation
 Topics
 Origins and Primary Areas of Navigation
 Origins and Primary Areas of Navigation,
Continued
 Origins and Primary Areas of Navigation,
Continued
 Problems Associated with Navigation
 Problems Associated with Navigation, Continued
 Earth and the Terrestrial Coordinate System
 Reference Lines on Earth
 Reference Lines on Earth, Continued
 Reference Lines on Earth, Continued
 The Nautical Chart
 Nautical Chart Interpretation
 Nautical Chart lnterpretation, Continued
 Nautical Chart Interpretation, Continued
 Chart Scale
 Chart Accuracy
 Latitude and Longitude
 How to Measure Distance
 How to Determine or Plot Direction on a Chart
 How to Plot a Position
 How to Extract Latitude and Longitude from a
Known Position
 Defense Mapping Agency
 Defense Mapping Agency , Continued
 DMA Stock Numbering System
 The Nautical Chart Numbering System
 The Nautical Chart Numbering System, Continued
 Chart Correction System
 Notice to Mariners
 Notice to Mariners, Continued
 Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
 Summary of Corrections
 Chart Card Maintenance
 Chart Card Maintenance, Continued
 Chart Correction Techniques
 Chart Correction Techniques, Continued
 Chart Ordering System
 Ordering, Labelling, and Stowing Charts
Chapter 2 Compasses
Chapter 3 Navigational Publications
Chapter 4 The Nautical Road
 Objectives, Continued
 Navigational Lights
 Light List
 How to Use the Light List
 Characteristics of Lighted Aids to Navigation
 Characteristics of Lighted Aids to Navigation,
Continued
 Visibility of Lights
 Visibility of Lights, Continued
 Visibility of Lights, Continued
 How to Compute the Visibility of a Light
 Luminous Range Diagram
 How to Use the Luminous Range Diagram
 Types of Lights and Light Structures
 Types of Lights and Light Structures,
Continued
 Types of Lights and Light Structures,
Continued
 Types of Lights and Light Structures,
Continued
 Types of Lights and Light Structures,
Continued
 Factors Associated with Navigational Lights
 Sector Lights
 Sector Lights, Continued
 Sector Lights, Continued
 Buoys
 Buoys, Continued
 Buoys, Continued
 Buoy Identification
 Buoyage Systems
 International Association of Light Authorities
(IALA)
 The United States System of Aids to Navigation
 Figure 414. Lateral system as seem entering
from seaward
 Figure 415. Visual buoyage guide for
IALA region B
 Figure 416. How the visual guide would
appear on a nautical chart
 Figure 417. Aids to navigation as they appear
on the western rivers of the United States.
 Characteristics of Aids To Navigation
 Characteristics of Aids To Navigation,
Continued
 Sound Signals
 Intracoastal Waterway
 Rules of the Road
 Steering and Sailing Rules
 Steering and Sailing Rules, Continued
 Signals between Vessels
 Signals between Vessels, Continued
 Maneuvering and Warning Signals
 Maneuvering and Warning Signals, Continued
 Maneuvering and Warning Signals, Continued
 Signals Used to Attract Attention
 Figure 421. Distress signals
Chapter 5 Basics of Time
Chapter 6 Introduction to Celestial Navigation
 Earth and the Celestial Sphere
 Understanding the Celestial Coordinate System
 Understanding the Celestial Coordinate System,
Continued
 Using The Nautical Almanac
 Figure 63. Example of The Nautical
Almanac format.
 How to Determine the Time of Sunrise, Sunset,
Moonrise, Moonset, and Twilight
 How to Determine the Time of Sunrise, and
Sunset..., Continued
 How to Determine the Time of Sunrise, and
Sunset..., Continued
 How to Determine Star Time and Selected Stars
Using Pub 249 Vol I (Selected Stars)
 Figure 65. Excerpts from The Nautical
Almanac
 How to Determine Star Time and Selected Stars
Using Pub 249 Vol I (Selected Stars), Continued
 Pub 249 Selected Stars Worksheet
 How to Determine Selected Stars using The Rude
Starfinder
Chapter 7 Tides and Currents
 Objectives, Continued
 Introduction to Tides
 Effect of the Sun and Moon on Tides
 Types of Tides and Reference Planes
 Tide Tables
 How to Determine the Height of Tide
 How to Determine the Height of Tide, Continued
 How to Determine the Height of Tide, Continued
 How to Determine the Height of Tide, Continued
 How to Determine the Height of Tide, Continued
 How to Graph Tide Data
 Figure 76. Plot the times of high and
low water on the graph.
 How to Graph Tide Data, Continued
 How to Graph Tide Data, Continued
 Tidal Currents
 Tidal Currents, Continued
 Tidal Current Tables
 Current Calculations
 Current Calculations, Continued
 Current Calculations, Continued
 Current Calculations, Continued
 How to Graph Tidal Currents
Chapter 8 Dead Reckoning, Piloting, and
Electronic Navigation
 Topics
 The DR Plot
 Terms Associated with the DR Plot
 Time, Speed, and Distance
 Time, Speed, and Distance, Continued
 Using the Nautical Slide Rule
 Practice Time, Speed, and Distance Problems
 Measuring the Ship’s Speed
 Example of a DR Plot
 Labeling the DR Plot
 Plan of Intended Movement (PIM)
 Plotting Instruments
 Plotting lstruments, Continued
 Plotting Techniques
 Plotting Techniques, Continued
 Labeling the Course Line
 Piloting
 Piloting
 Lines of Position and Fixes
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using True
Bearings
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using Relative
Bearings
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using Relative
Bearings, Continued
 The Marine Sextant
 The Marine Sextant, Continued
 The Marine Sextant, Continued
 The Marine Sextant, Continued
 The Marine Sextant, Continued
 The Marine Sextant, Continued
 The Marine Sextant, Continued
 The Marine Sextant, Continued
 The Marine Sextant, Continued
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using Sextant
Angles
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using Sextant
Angles, Continued
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using Sextant
Angles, Continued
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using Sextant
Angles, Continued
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using Sextant
Angles, Continued
 Determining the Ship’s Position Using Sextant
Angles, Continued
 Determining the Ship’s Position by Running Fix
 Electronic Navigation
 Using the Fathometer
 LORANC
 Satellite Navigation Systems
 Satellite Navigation Systems, Continued
 Satellite Navigation Systems, Continued
 Satellite Navigation Systems, Continued
 Navigational Radar
 Navigational Radar, Continued
 How to Obtain a RADAR Bearing and Range
 How to Plot RADAR Fixes
 Other Electronic Navigation Equipment
Chapter 9 Celestial Observations and Sight
Reduction Methods
 Azimuth of the Sun
 Azimuth of the Sun, Continued
 Azimuth of the Sun, Continued
 Azimuth of the Sun, Continued
 Azimuth of the Sun, Continued
 Azimuth of the Sun, Continued
 Azimuth of the Sun, Continued
 Azimuth of the Sun, Continued
 Azimuth of the Sun, Continued
 Azimuth by Polaris
 Amplitude of the Sun
 Amplitude of the Sun, Continued
 Amplitude of the Sun, Continued
 Amplitude of the Sun, Continued
 The Celestial LOP
 The Celestial LOP
 Using the Sextant
 Altitude Corrections
 Altitude Corrections, Continued
 Altitude Corrections, Continued
 Altitude Corrections, Continued
 Altitude Corrections, Continued
 How to Reduce a Sunline Using Pub 229
 How to Reduce a Sunline Using Pub 229,
Continued
 How to Reduce a Sunline Using Pub 229,
Continued
 How to Reduce a Sunline Using Pub 229,
Continued
 Plotting One or More LOPs
 Advancing LOPs
 Advancing LOPs, Continued
 Reducing Stars, Planets, and the Moon Using
Pub 229
 Reducing Sights Using Pub 249
 Reducing Sights Using Pub 249, Continued
 Reducing Sights Using Pub 249 , Continued
 Reducing Sights Using Pub 249, Continued
 Latitude by Local Apparent Noon (LAN)
 Latitude by Local Apparent Noon (LAN),
Continued
 Latitude by Local Apparent Noon (LAN),
Continued
 Latitude by Local Apparent Noon (LAN),
Continued
 Latitude by Local Apparent Noon (LAN),
Continued
Chapter 10 Weather Observation
 Topics
 The Atmosphere
 Circulation of the Wind Upon Earth
 Circulation of the Wind Upon Earth, Continued
 Cloud Formations
 Cloud Formations, Continued
 Cloud Characteristics
 Cloud Characteristics, Continued
 Cloud Characteristics, Continued
 Atmospheric Pressure
 Atmospheric Pressure, Continued
 Pressure Areas
 Pressure Areas, Continued
 Frontal Systems
 Frontal Systems, Continued
 Frontal Systems, Continued
 Frontal Systems, Continued
 Wind
 Wind, Continued
 Wind, Continued
 Wind, Continued
 Wind, Continued
 Wind, Continued
 Wind, Continued
 Temperature, Dew Point, and Relative Humidity
 Temperature, Dew Point, and Relative Humidity,
Continued
 Temperature, Dew Point, and Relative Humidity,
Continued
 Temperature, Dew Point, and Relative Humidity,
Continued
 Weather Observation and Reporting
 Weather Observation and Reporting, Continued
 Weather Observation and Reporting, Continued
 Weather Observation and Reporting, Continued
 Weather Observation and Reporting, Continued
 Weather Observation and Reporting, Continued
Chapter 11 The Ship’s Bridge
 Objectives, Continued
 Bridge Equipment
 Bridge Equipment, Continued
 Bridge Equipment, Continued
 Bridge Equipment, Continued
 Ship’s Characteristics
 Ship’s Characteristics, Continued
 Ship’s Characteristics, Continued
 Ship’s Characteristics, Continued
 Steering the Ship
 Steering the Ship, Continued
 Steering the Ship, Continued
 Steering the Ship, Continued
 Navigational Lights
 Navigational Lights, Continued
 Navigational Lights, Continued
 Navigational Lights, Continued
 External Communications
 External Communications, Continued
 Bridge Watch Personnel
 Bridge Watch Personnel, Continued
 Bridge Watch Personnel, Continued
 Bridge Watch Personnel, Continued
 Relieving the QMOW
 Commanding Officers Night Order Book
 The Ship’s Deck Log
 The Ship’s Deck Log, Continued
 The Ship’s Deck Log, Continued
 The Ship’s Deck Log, Continued
 The Ship’s Deck Log, Continued
 The Ship’s Deck Log, Continued
 The Ship’s Deck Log, Continued
 General Duties of the QMOW
 General Duties of the QMOW, Continued
 General Duties of the QMOW, Continued
 General Duties of the QMOW, Continued
 General Duties of the QMOW, Continued
 General Duties of the QMOW, Continued
 General Duties of the QMOW, Continued
 General Duties of the QMOW, Continued
 General Duties of the QMOW, Continued
Chapter 12 Voyage Planning
 Planning and Constructing GreatCircle Tracks
 Planning and Constructing GreatCircle Tracks,
Continued
 Planning and Constructing GreatCircle Tracks,
Continued
 Planning and Constructing GreatCircle Tracks,
Continued
 Planning and Constructing Coastal Tracks
 Planning and Constructing Restricted Water
Tracks
 Planning and Constructing Restricted Water
Tracks, Continued
 Planning and Constructing Restricted Water
Tracks, Continued
 Planning and Constructing Restricted Water
Tracks, Continued
 Planning and Constructing Restricted Water
Tracks, Continued
 Figure 12+7. Example restricted water track
 Precision Anchoring
 Precision Anchoring, Continued
 Precision Anchoring, Continued
 Precision Anchoring, Continued
 Precision Anchoring, Continued
 Precision Anchoring, Continued
 Precision Anchoring, Continued
 Precision Anchoring, Continued
 The Navigation Brief
 Preparing to Depart Port
 Preparing to Depart Port, Continued
 Preparing to Depart Port, Continued
 Preparing to Enter Port or Restricted Waters
 Preparing to Enter Port or Restricted Waters,
Continued
Appendix I Glossary
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Appendix II Reference List
Index
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 Figure 7D.—Tidal current tables, table 1
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Correction Tables.
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