Lines of Position

Lines of Position – Problem You take the following bearings using a hand bearing compass. From the image below, identify the lighthouse, the marina, the monument and the boat. For this exercise assume zero variation (angle difference between magnetic north and true north). This is an exercise presented in the NauticEd Coastal Navigation course.  The […]

2018 July Italian Flotilla

NauticEd is Hosting an Italian Flotilla in July 2018 This is a preannouncement notice of our intention. The flotilla is probably going to be in the Naples/Procida/Salerno area and probably in July 2018. We’ll do a fleet admiral boat with Grant Headifen (NauticEd Global Director of Education) as self-appointed fleet admiral plus a max of 5 other […]

Sailing in St Vincent and the Grenedines and Grenada

The Grenadines are the beautiful islands in between Saint Vincent and Grenada.   They make up part of the island of St Vincent and the Grenadines and the islands north of Grenada although neither the island of St Vincent or Grenada are part of the Grenadine islands. The terminology can be confusing because from a national naming perspective, […]