Tag Archives: Correcting and Uncorrecting a Compass

Navigators Piloting and Charting Reference Card

The Navigators Piloting and Charting Reference Card puts the commonly used coastal navigation formulas and symbols on one handy card for easy reference.  This card helps prevent mistakes when tired, or when doing your Navigation Class homework. Even with today’s use … Continue reading

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More TVMDC – Practice Problems – Correcting and un-correcting the compass

Correcting and Un-correcting a compass is still a useful skill.  Paper charts and plotted course lines are still in use, even with today’s Cell Phone Apps and GPS Plotters.   If you take a Navigation or Piloting class that lasts … Continue reading

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TVMDC – Practice – Correcting and un-correcting the compass

In today’s increasing use of electronic navigation aids, the ability to correct and un-correct a compass heading or bearing seems to becoming a lost art outside of a classroom.  Here are a few TVMDC Practice Problems to help keep your … Continue reading

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Correcting Compass Error

Or how to tell what direction to point the boat or which way is home. “Correcting” is converting a magnetic (M) direction to true (T). “Uncorrecting” is converting from true to a magnetic direction. “True” direction is relative to true … Continue reading

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Piloting and Navigators Quick Reference

A two sided quick reference card for navigators with common abbreviations, Speed / Distance / Time Formulas, Correcting and Uncorrecting a Compass (TVMDC), Common navigation Drafting Symbols and Their Usage, and Nautical Conversion Factors The printing files have been updated … Continue reading

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