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									             United States Power Squadrons®           Chart Smart®

                                  Introducing the …
                  United States Power Squadrons'

                            Chart Smart Seminar

    An Introduction to Compasses, Charts & Piloting


                    Finding Your Way On The Water


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                   What Does Chart Smart Offer ?
         • An introduction to the basics of piloting
         including:
                 Compasses & TVMDC
                 Charts & 60D=ST
                 Position Determination via latitude &
                  longitude
                 Dead Reckoning

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                     Overall Agenda
                  Class #1
                   • Piloting - The Mariner's Compass
                   • Charts
                   • Aids to Navigation
                  Class #2
                   • Piloting - Distance, Speed, Time
                   • Piloting - Determining Position &
                     Dead Reckoning
                   • Class Exercises
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            What will you be able to do at the end of the
                      Chart Smart Seminar ?
 • At the end of the 2 classes, you will be able to:
       Understand the myriad of data on a nautical chart
       Utilize basic plotting tools - plotter & dividers
       Use your chart & plotting tools to establish a course
       Use your ship's compass to follow a course
       Estimate your position on a course

 • In addition to the Chart Smart student manual, you
        may also purchase the USPS course plotter and
        dividers

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                             End Introduction


    An Introduction to Compasses, Charts & Piloting


                    Finding Your Way On The Water


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