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Sailing School

Sailing School
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World's first Sailing School for mobile devices.

Full HD Video lessons, Tests and Exams.

This is interactive learning tool for beginners, seaman, sailing and motorboat captains. It's useful for test preparation or to refresh your knowledge before heading out to sea. Sailing schools, with this test's help, can test their students. The App has questions, pictures, animations, videos, learning, and a help section.

Course content:

Safety at sea
Fire prevention,
Personal floating devices,
Man overboard,
Distress signals,
Life rafts,
Helicopter rescue

Navigation basics,
Definitions on Earth,
Latitude and Longitude,
Navigational terms
Nautical Charts,
Mercator projection,
Reading the nautical charts,
Types and scales,
Chart symbols,
Chart corrections,
Plotting tools,
Use of the parallel ruler,
Use of the divider,
Measuring distance,
Application of variation,
Application of deviation,
Steering compass,
Handheld compass
How to shape a course,
Allowance for leeway,
Allowance for tidal streams
Position fixing,
Dead reckoning,
Estimated position,
Line of position,
Running fix,
Doubling the angle,
Comb cross compass bearings,
Compass bearing and contour line,
Distances and compass bearings,
Bearing and vertical sextant angle,
Fix at night using light rising and dippling.

Tides and currents
Causes of tides,
Tide heights chart datum,
Rule of twelfths,
Tides for standard port,
The tidal curve,
Corrections for secondary port
Tidal streams

Aids to navigation
Lighthouses and beacons,
Lighted navigation aids,
Light ranges,
Lists and corrections
Buoyage system

IALA Maritime buoyage system,
Lateral marks,
Cardinal marks,
Isolated danger marks,
Safe water marks,
Special marks

Navigation in restricted visibility
Navigation lights,
Sound signals in restricted visibility

How weather works,
Weather information sources,
Beaufort scale,
Interpreting a weather fax,

Types of anchors,
Selecting a position for anchoring,
Anchoring with one anchor,
Anchoring with two anchors,
Anchors 180 degrees from each other,
Anchors 45 degrees off the bow,
Anchoring housekeeping,
Tripping line

Echo sounder,
GMDSS communication devices!

What's New in Version 2.0.1



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