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Plotting Positions on a Paper Chart

shipwreck_SS American Star

Many boaters today prefer to use electronic navigation tools such as GPS rather than traditional position fixing techniques. While I use and appreciate … [Read more...]

Navigation: How to Identify Hazards on a Chart

A hazard such as a wreck can have multiple symbols to indicate the type of hazard

I mentioned in last week’s blog, How to Judge the Tide and Not Run Aground, that to become a competent boater there are three basic things you will … [Read more...]