Why to know shiphandling

To be an efficient Ships Master or Watch keeper, a thorough understanding of basic ship handling is required which gives a boost to your ship handling ability and respond more effectively to emergencies. 

Pivot Point

Concept of Pivot Point

3 - Chapters

Propulsion and Transverse Thrust

Understanding of Propulsion forces, Trypes of propulsion, Transverse Thrust

-2- Chapters

Effect of Wind

In narrow harbour ignore effect of wind at your own peril OR understand effects of wind in details and be prepared.

Effect of Tide

Tide is poor man’s tug. Use it with thorough understanding and avoid being caught on wrong side of tide

Tugs and Bow Thruster

Understand types of tugs, their efficient and effective use in Ship Handling

Port Passage plans

Real world passage planning and approach guide from experienced Pilots for their ports

Check your understanding

Apply your freshly acquired knowledge to develop your plans and thought process for carrying out maneuver in various scenarios

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