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Deck and Stability workbook Vol 1

Item 5001: $54.95

Deck and Stability Calculations Worked-Out For Master 500 GT Through 2ND Mate Unlimited Volume 1

Alexander F. Hickethier, MBA (Author) - We have developed this series of training manuals to assist the Merchant Mariner in passing the U.S. Coast Guard Licensing Examinations, from Master 500 GT to 2nd Mate Unlimited upon Oceans. A description of the Deck and Stability Workbook follows: Volume I provides an in-depth understanding of Basic Deck and Stability Calculation found US coast Guard Merchant Mariner Examinations through 2nd Mate Unlimited, subject matter areas includes Stowage Calculations, Lumber and Dunnage Stowage, Stowage Factors, Size of lines and Block and Tackle, lifting stress, Anchoring calculations, Humidity and Dew Point Calculations and Rules for bearings, Stability Terminology, Calculating Period of Roll and Estimating GM, Freesurface, Floodable Length Curves, Loll, Final Draft, TPI, Trim, LCG, Final KG, Freeboard Draft, VCG and LCG; Deck cargo Loading D0036-37DG and Double Bottom Tankage.


Terrestrial Vol 2

Item 5003: $49.95

Terrestrial Navigation Calculations Worked-Out For Master 500 GT Through 2ND Mate Unlimited Volume 2

Alexander F. Hickethier, MBA (Author) - We have developed this series of training manuals to assist the Merchant Mariner in passing the U.S. Coast Guard Licensing Examinations, from Master 500 GT to 2nd mate Unlimited upon Oceans. These manuals have been developed to augment our current textbooks for Mariners and are modular in design incorporating practical exercises and actual U.S. Coast Guard examination questions with all questions worked-out. A description of each manual follows: Volume II: Terrestrial Navigation Calculations worked-out for Master 500 GT through 2nd Mate Unlimited Upon Oceans. Volume II provides an in-depth understanding of Terrestrial Calculation found US Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Examinations through 2nd Mate Unlimited. Chapter 1, Tides and Currents. Chapter 2, Speed by RPM, SOA, Slip and Fuel Consumption Calculations. Chapter 3, Compass Deviation Table Construction, Deviation by Celestial Observation (Amplitude and Azimuth), and Deviation by Terrestrial Observation. Chapter 4, Time Zone Calculations, (Sunrise and Sunset, Time tick, and Estimated Time of Arrival).


Celestial Navigation Calculations Vol 3

Item 5005: $54.95

Celestial Navigation Calculations (Upon Oceans Endorsement) Worked Out For Master 500 GT Through 2ND Mate Unlimited Volume 3

Alexander F. Hickethier, MBA (Author) - We have developed this series of training manuals to assist the Merchant Mariner in passing the U.S. Coast Guard Licensing Examinations, from Master 500 GT to 2nd mate Unlimited upon Oceans. These manuals have been developed to augment our current textbooks - Volume 6 textbook below - for Mariners and are modular in design incorporating practical exercises and actual U.S. Coast Guard examination questions with all questions worked-out. A description of each manual follows: Volume III: Celestial Navigation Calculations worked-out for Master 500 GT through 2nd Mate Unlimited Upon Oceans Endorsement. Volume III provides an in-depth understanding of the Celestial Calculation found on the US Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Examinations through 2nd Mate Unlimited. Chapter 1, The Sailings, Parallel, Mid-Latitude, Mercator and Great Circle. Chapter 2 Time Zone calculations, (Sunrise and Sunset, Time Tick, Time of Meridian Transit and Estimated Time of Arrival). Chapter 3, Deviation by Celestial Observation (Amplitude and Azimuth). Chapter 4, Latitude Observations (Local Apparent Noon and Latitude by Polaris). Chapter 5, Sight Reduction - Running Fixes (any body). Chapter 6, Star Identification, and Star and Planet Selection. Chapter 6, Sight Reduction - Running Fixes (any body. ) Chapter 7, Miscellaneous Problems (Ho, He and intercept).


Celestial Navigation  Vol 6

Item 5006: $29.95

Celestial Navigation (Upon Oceans Endorsement) Volume 6

Alexander F. Hickethier, MBA (Author) - This volume is a comprehensive work on Celestial Navigation, its theory and practice and is designed for Master through 2nd Mate Unlimited. It uses actual USCG exam questions as it teaches the celestial calculations in easy to understand steps; with additional USCG questions At the end of each chapter, when appropriate. Subject matter areas covered includes: all Celestial Navigation and Upon Oceans Endorsement subjects. Students will need the reprint of the 1981 Nautical Almanac and the Sight Reduction table Pub. 229 Volume 2 which are located as PDF's on the Mariner Advancement flash drive in the resources folder.


USCG Training Navigation Charts

Item 7002: $38.00 Price Includes Shipping

Long Island Sound 12354TR, Chesapeake Bay 12221TR, Block Island Sound 13205TR

These are the training charts used in the Mariner Advancement Software and are the charts you will see on your USCG exam. These charts are for training purposes only, not intended for navigation. These Charts are rolled and shipped in a kraft shipping tube; express shipping is not available on this item. You will need one set of these for chart plotting.


Weems & Plath Protractor Triangle

Item 8001: $15.00

Weems & Plath Protractor Triangle 7-3/4" x 11"

Often used in a combination of two, Weems and Plath Protractor Triangle provides a straightforward method of plotting and performing chart work. Each triangle is inscribed with black markings. The protractor scale on the triangle can aid in drawing a bearing line on a chart, and the 90° angle is helpful when determining lines of position. You will need at least one of these for chart plotting but two is recommended.


Weems & Plath Parallel Rulers

Item 8002: $25.00

Weems & Plath Parallel Rulers, 12 inch

This sturdy 12-inch (30.48cm) parallel rule with brushed aluminum arms is inscribed with a protractor scale. It is used to plot direction on a nautical chart from any convenient meridian or compass rose. The two straight-edged rules are connected to maintain the same angle. By walking the rules across the chart and securely holding down the non-moving rule, you can effectively plot a course.


Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers

Item 8003: $24.00

Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass, 7 inch

Weems and Plath Ultralight Dividers are the the best-selling navigation tool in their whole product line, and for good reason. Constructed of coated marine alloy to resist corrosion, these durable dividers are fully adjustable and easy to use. They feature a unique center adjustment mechanism that allows quick, precise one-hand operation. Both tips can be interchanged with stainless steel points or pencil leads to turn the divider into a compass. You will need one of these for chart plotting.