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This section deals with all forms of pilotage; from navigating in restricted visibility to buoyage and light identification……

BUOYAGE BASICS - START HERE

An easy to understand presentation detailing the main buoyage marks and what they mean…..

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Navigational Marks & Lights

PRACTICAL GUIDE TO BUOYAGE

Clear and well written guide to the buoyage system around our coastline…….

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LIGHT CHARACTERISTICS

A look at the light characteristics of navigational marks and pilotage aids..……..

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NAVIGATING IN RESTRICTED VISIBILITY

A quick summary of some important considerations if caught in fog……..

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PILOTAGE - TOP TIPS

Top tips from the RYA on passage planning and what you need to think about before doing one……..

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PILOTAGE - THE BASICS

A look at the key aspects of pilotage for the coastal sailor..……..

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SOUND SIGNALS

A guide to important sound signals you may here and what they mean……..

RULES OF THE ROAD - THE BASICS

A guide to collision avoidance and the rules of the road for small craft……..

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VESSEL LIGHT RECOGNITION - PART ONE

A pictorial guide to the most likely lights you will see around our coastline…..

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VESSEL LIGHT RECOGNITION - PART TWO

Test your knowledge of the most likely navigation lights you will see around our coastline……..

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LIGHTS AND SHAPES

A guide to the IRPCS lights and shapes for vessels commonly seen our coastline…..

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Vessel Lights and Shapes

Preventing Collisions At Sea

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Local guides & practical passage plans…..

Safety presentations…………….…………..

Tidal calculations………..………………….

Chart work…………………………….………

Pilotage………………………….…………….

Practical seamanship……….………………

Meteorology and weather…………………..

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