NauticEd talks to hot new sailing app savvy navvy

Talk about NauticEd disrupting the Sailing Education industry, here is a new navigation app that’s making similar waves and it’s very cool. Introducing savvy navvy, the startup working to build the best navigation solution for sailors worldwide. Their mission? To make navigation safer, easier and more convenient for sailors around the globe, making sailing more […]

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 […]

Navigation: Distance off a point method or double the angle

Each of our course pages has a nano-forum (called SeaTalks) attached so that students can comment on the content of that page. Recently a student asked a question on the nano-forum about the distance off/double the angle method and pointed out something which when we did the geometry analysis it turns up something quite revealing. The […]