Navigation (3) Theory and principles of all types of piloting and navigation, including a practicum emphasizing correct documentation and plotting.
NAVSC 205 Navigation (3)
The curriculum for Navigation provides the basis for maritime focused ship piloting. Designed to be taught by a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy with a Surface Warfare background, the course focuses on the theory and principles of various types of piloting and navigation while employing numerous practical exercises and case studies to aid learning. Primary topics of study include: Precision visual and electronic piloting, tides and currents, maneuvering boards and relative motion theory, international piloting laws and best practices.
Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.