Your VHF radio is your best way to communicate with other boats on the water, with marinas, and with the coast guard, if necessary. Learning to use it, however, is a little like learning a new language.
BOOK MARK THIS PAGE Getting confused about Lateral Navigation Marks and ATONs? There are two systems in the world. IALA-A and IALA-B. Basically, the colors are opposite but here is the infographic. This information and everything else you need to know about coastal navigation is in the NauticEd Coastal Navigation Course. It’s only $39. Upon completion, the course is […]
Bookmark this page for future use and reference. This is a partial section out of our NauticEd Skipper Course and our NauticEd Coastal Navigation Course which discusses lights on ATONs. If you find this useful then perhaps you might consider taking either of the courses. Coastal Navigation is only $39 and covers most everything you need to […]
If you like this post, please LIKE it on facebook. Thanks – it helps our waterways be safer. This is a question in our FREE Navigation Rules Course which covers in-depth the International Rules of Collision at Sea aka ColRegs. The Powerboat is adrift. Who gives way? Using our nano forum technology, one of our […]
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<img height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=”” style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?ev=6026130362467&cd[value]=0.01&cd[currency]=USD&noscript=1″ /> NauticEd offers a FREE course in Navigation Rules – it is a fun, entertaining, multimedia online course and will bring you up to speed on what you as a responsible sailor should know. Takes about 40 minutes and is well worth the time. Plus you’ll get to see […]
Here’s a fun little test. Know the Official Rules for Prevention of Collision at Sea Tap on the answer you think is best in the image below. So here’s the deal – if you got it wrong or hesitated, you should complete our FREE NauticEd Navigation Rules Course. Some people have posted really great comments […]
Here is a question from a Student who posted it on Disqus. I felt it was important enough to post out here for public. Displaying correct lights on boats is important. QUESTION: Could you please provide more of an explanation for the following: Although ‘steaming light’ is used extensively, this does not have a definition […]
If you think this is pretty cool please LIKE it on facebook or g+1 Learn the Rules of the Nautical Road in the most high-tech/low-tech manner possible. Huh? We’re excited to release our new first hybrid paper/eBook 92 pages long in full color. It’s a real paper book that comes alive with video and animations. […]
The basic sound signals you should know are shown below. This information is embedded in the NauticEd Skipper Course and the NauticEd RYA Day Skipper Course. Also, download our Navigation Rules eBook for iPad where the complete set of Navigation Rules are given and explained with animations – ONLY $2.99. Tap each image to hear an […]
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