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This course is the first of a two-part program studying inland and coastal navigation. Its focus is on the fundamentals of piloting - keeping track of a boat's movements, determining one's position at any time and laying out courses to a planned destination.
Newly updated and totally rewritten Piloting course is now ready for students!
A totally new approach to teaching piloting is ready for instruction to USPS members. The new approach not only incorporates the latest information on GPS into the piloting process, but uses up-to-date computer graphics in class and course materials to make both teaching and learning easier. The new course incorporates the use of GPS while retaining the traditional material on charting, dead reckoning, and a host of other piloting skills. The new course also demonstrates new material on computer navigation and digital charting from the included digital charting CD, and provides a Student Guide with color graphics and text as a supporting reference.