Tag Archive for: Quiz
Navigation Practice Exercise/by Grant Headifen
Here is a simple navigation practice exercise to practice sailing (navigating) to a waypoint. The exercise is for you to plan to sailing upwind and to a waypoint with 2 tacks.
Navigation: Rate and Direction (Set and Drift) exercises/by Grant Headifen
Here are some Navigation rate and drift with leeway exercises that you can practice on for your SLC Mediterranean sailing license on-the-water, on-the-day exam. The assessor will give you some problem navigation exercises and you will need to nail them quickly and accurately to prove your competence. Or, just practice them anyway for a greater understanding and […]
Tide Calculation Pop Quiz/by Grant Headifen
Tide Calculation Pop Quiz – here’s are a quick few tidal problems for you to solve.
Lines of Position/by Grant Headifen
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 […]
Set and Drift or Direction and Rate Problem/by Grant Headifen
Just for practice – solve the following problem on the Long Island Sound Chart. This is the chart that we use in the NauticEd Coastal Navigation Course. At 2245 your GPS fixes your position at LAT 41 deg 01.75′ N and LONG 72 deg 48.40′ W. You are steering course 086 deg psc at […]
Test Question: How to Determine Speed and COG/by Grant Headifen
Try to answer this coastal navigation question: At 1035 your GPS indicated a position of LAT 41° 05.3’N and LONG 72° 33.7′ W. At 1103 your GPS indicates your position to be LAT 41°09.0′ N and LONG 72° 40.0’W. What was your SOG and COG? Here is the excerpt of the chart that you will […]
Snap Test: How well do you know the rules/by Grant Headifen
Take this fun test and if you like it, – please like us over there —-> Thanks so much, as it motivates us to continue building more. P.S. There is one trick question.
How to use a Tide Curve problem/by Grant Headifen
Build on your knowledge of tide curves and learn how to advance your skills in properly using them to your advantage.
Can you solve this tidal problem?/by Grant Headifen
In this sailing exercise, you’ll be given a tidal problem. See if you have what it takes to solve it, or if you need a little more practice.
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