The following topics explain basic concepts and terminology. If your interest is aroused, attend a VMRG navigation course, or invest in a good text, such as the Qld Small Ships Manual . Click on titles for detail.
|Tides.||Boating Knowledge Quiz.|
|The Compass.||"The Rules". IRPCS|
|Basic Chart Work.||Geodetic Datums.|
|Other Methods of Position Finding.||Chart Datums|
|Lights, Buoys, Beacons.||Datums and Coordinates.|
|GPS Basics.||GPS Accuracy.|
|Sea, Swell, Beaufort Scale.|
"Sailing. The fine art of getting wet and becoming ill.
while slowly going nowhere at great expense."