Measuring Direction & Distance

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RYA Essential Navigation & Safety Course

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Measuring Direction & Distance

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Attachments for download

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Distances & Plotting Symbols (crib_sheet.pdf)

Practice Chart 1 (pchart1.pdf)

Practice Chart 2 (pchart2.pdf)

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Next, we need to be able to express the direction we want to steer the boat (in degrees). And, measure the distance we need to cover. Watch the lecture below then try the exercises that follow (use the ‘next topic’ link at the bottom of the page).

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