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How to Read a Nautical Chart – Part 1 - Powerboating - About.com
To pilot your boat safely, you should carry paper nautical charts on your boat. Becoming familiar with nautical chart basics will form a foundation for knowing how ...
http://powerboat.about.com/od/boatingnavigation/ss/readachart1.htm
Learn to Navigate Using Nautical Charts- Distance Scale
... pieces, it becomes simpler. The first steps are to learn the basic components of a nautical chart, and how to interpret the information for safe navigation.
http://powerboat.about.com/od/boatingnavigation/ss/readachart1_5.htm
Learn to Navigate Using Nautical Charts- Compass Rose
Nautical charts have one or more compass roses printed on them. A compass rose is used to measure directions using true or magnetic bearing. True direction  ...
http://powerboat.about.com/od/boatingnavigation/ss/readachart1_4.htm
Raster vs. Vector Nautical Charts - Sailing - About.com
When choosing navigation software or an plotting app, you're also deciding between raster and vector nautical charts. Understand the strengths and ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/navigationseamanship/ss/Nautical-Charts-Raster-Vs-Vector-Charts.htm
Learn to Navigate Using Nautical Charts - Powerboating - About.com
... pieces, it becomes simpler. The first steps are to learn the basic components of a nautical chart, and how to interpret the information for safe navigation.
http://powerboat.about.com/od/boatingnavigation/ss/readachart1_3.htm
Nautical Chart Latitude and Longitude - Powerboating - About.com
Nautical charts can pinpoint your location using lines of latitude and longitude. The latitude scale runs vertically along both sides of the chart indicating North ...
http://powerboat.about.com/od/boatingnavigation/ss/readachart1_2.htm
Nautical Chart Terms - Maritime - About.com
Get Started on Your Exam Preparation or Just Round Out Your Knowledge of Chart Terms. This Skill is Still a Requirement for Most Professional Licenses and  ...
http://maritime.about.com/od/Navigation/a/Why-Use-Nautical-Charts.htm
Marine Navigation - Powerboating - About.com
Learn marine navigation - the art of navigating the world's waterways - using nautical charts, a compass, marine electronics and various marine publications.
http://powerboat.about.com/od/boatingnavigation/tp/HowToNavigate.htm
Nigel Calder, How to Read a Nautical Chart - Best Sailing Books
Nigel Calder's book "How to Read a Nautical Chart" is much more than a simple guide to understanding charts but a comprehensive discussion of how to stay ...
http://sailing.about.com/od/BestSailingBooks/a/How-To-Read-A-Nautical-Chart-By-Nigel-Calder-Book-Review.htm
Review of Nautical Chart Symbols App - Sailing - About.com
The Nautical Chart Symbols app shows the meaning of many symbols and abbreviations used on marine charts. Read the review to see if you need it.
http://sailing.about.com/od/navigationseamanship/a/Review-Of-Nautical-Chart-Symbols-App.htm
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