annex1-position and technical details of lights and shapes.
annex2-addl. lights for fishing vessel fishing in.close proximity.
annex3-technical details of sound signals
if u r proceeding north n u c NC mark..dat means u r already in proximity of point of interest or danger...bst action is to inform master and stop ur vsl immediately..plot ur position n chck wer to alter for safe depth of water or away frm danger..
*go on chrt rm 15minuts earlier.
*Inspect chrt:(cmg,crs strd,set$rate of crnt,ukc,any alt,tss)
*mastrs ordr bk.
*Inspect compass err bk.
*go to whl house 5 mnt be4 nd set eye to d darkness.
*inspt nav lt
*chk vhf ch.16/70
*auto or hnd strng
*familr wth radar
*if is in collision couse dn't tk ovr watch untl collision is ovr
one short blast alt co to stbd...(if cbd slows dwn < cbd is a pd vssl> as give way vessel then u cross her head)if not parellel course....alt co to stbd and pass her stern.
brendon n kamlesh
two all around red light placed where it can best be seen, if making way through the water in addition to red light side light and stern light.
2 all round red lights in vertical line, and if making way in addition, sidelights n sternlight
ascertain if risk of collision exist with the targets by continuosly monitoring the bearing. and take action accordingly
a great circle track is the shortest distance , measured along the earth's surface , btween 2 poles. a great circle track cuts successive meridians at different angles b'coz meridians are nt parallel to each oder . the course, therefore, shud change slightly whilst crossing each meridia.practically at sea, the departure and arrival positions are plotted on a gnomonic chart and joined by a straight line . the vertex and suitable points are read off the chart and the navigator does mercator sailing from point to point thereby following the great circle track effectively ..!!