Pilotage

Pilotage

Learning Outcomes

  • Prepare a pilotage plan for safe harbour entry/exit allowing you to be on deck to skipper the vessel, and all the crew to be on deck assisting in the safe pilotage of the vessel i.e. no one below at the chart table.
  • Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of a “graphical” compared to a text-based type of pilotage plan.
  • Explain how to use transits, sectored lights, head bearings, back bearings and clearing bearings to remain in safe water when in close proximity to hazards