Shiphandling for Professionals
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.
Concept of Pivot Point
3 - Chapters
Understanding of Propulsion forces, Trypes of propulsion, Transverse Thrust
In narrow harbour ignore effect of wind at your own peril OR understand effects of wind in details and be prepared.
Tide is poor man’s tug. Use it with thorough understanding and avoid being caught on wrong side of tide
Understand types of tugs, their efficient and effective use in Ship Handling
Real world passage planning and approach guide from experienced Pilots for their ports
Apply your freshly acquired knowledge to develop your plans and thought process for carrying out maneuver in various scenarios
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