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GENERAL INFORMATION
1. Introduction
2. Programme development
COURSE INFORMATION
1. Module name
2. Prerequisites
3. Course duration
4. Assessment
6. Resources
1. MANOEUVRING CHARACTERISTICS
2. EXTERNAL CONDITIONS
2.1 Tides and Currents
2.2 Heavy Weather
2.3 Manoeuvring around large vessels
3. ANCHORING
3.1 Preparation
3.2 Letting-Go Anchor
3.3 Weighing Anchor
4. BERTHING & UNBERTHING
4.1 Berthing a Single Screw Vessel
4.2 Berthing a Twin Screw Vessel
4.3 Allowances for Wind
4.4 Unberthing
4.5 Unberthing in an Onshore Wind
5. TOWING OPERATIONS
1. MARINE CASUALTIES
1.1 Collisions
1.2 Groundings
2. DISABLED VESSEL
3. PERSON OVERBOARD
4. DISTRESS PROCEDURE
5. STABILITY
5.1 Freeboard
5.2 Centre of Gravity
5.3 Free Surface Effect
5.4 Capsizing
1. CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS
2. POLLUTION PREVENTION
2.1 Discharge of Oil
2.2 Disposal of Garbage
1. COMMON TERMS
2. WEATHER REPORTS
Local Weather Reports
3. INTERPRETING WEATHER REPORTS
3.1 The Synoptic Chart
3.2 Useful Meteorological Instruments
4. TROPICAL REVOLVING STORMS
4.1 Development of the Tropical Revolving Storm
4.2 Movement of a Tropical Revolving Storm
4.3 Parts of a Tropical Revolving Storm
4.4 Action to Take When Navigating Near a Tropical Revolving Storm
4.5 Warning Signs of Bad Weather
1. THE COLREGS
1.1 Application of the COLREGS
1.2 COLREGS Part B - Steering and Sailing Rules
1.3 COLREGS Part C - Lights and Shapes
1.4 Annex 4: Distress Signals
1. DESIGN FEATURES
1.1 Hull
2. CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS
1. Aluminium
2. Steel
2.1 Aluminium
2.2 Steel
2.3 Timber
2.4 Fibre Reinforced Plastic
2.5 Ferro Cement
3. WATERTIGHT INTEGRITY
3.1 Maintenance of Watertight Integrity
3.2 Safety procedures for maintaining Watertight Integrity
1. FIBRE ROPE
1.1 Synthetic fibre ropes
1.2 Fibre Rope Lay
1.3 Fibre Rope Size
1.4 Fibre Rope Strength
2. FIBRE ROPE DAMAGE
3. MAINTENANCE AND CARE OF FIBRE ROPES
4. SAFE USE OF FIBRE ROPES
5. KNOT WORK
5.1 Important Terms
5.2 Knots, Bends and Hitches
6. EYE SPLICE
1. NAVIGATIONAL CHARTS
1.1 Information about the Charts
1.2 Information on Charts
1.3 Depth Contours
2. DISTANCES
2.1 Measuring Distances on Charts
2.2 Speed, Time & Distance
3. COURSE AND BEARING
4. NAVIGATING SMALL CRAFT
4.1 Leading Marks & Transits
4.2 Beam Bearings
5. TIDES
6. STEERING & OBTAINING BEARINGS
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Nautical Knowledge

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