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The Yachtsman's Handybook for Sea Use: And Adapted for the Board of Trade ...
William Henry Rosser
No preview available - 2015
The Yachtsman's Handybook for Sea Use, and Adapted for the Board of Trade ...
W. H. Rosser
No preview available - 2010
allow altitude angle apply bearing Book boom called carry chart circle Code column compass constant correct course Date decimal Declination Departure Deviation Diff difference direction Dist distance divided East equal equator error Examiner feet fitted Flags given gives greater Green haul head hoist horizon indicated keep Latitude latter length less light Long longitude lower magnetic mainsail marked mean measure meridian method miles minutes Nautical Navigation noon North observed parallel passing pennant pole port position question reckoned reef remainder result Rules sail screw seconds sextant sheet ship ship's short side Signals South standing stroke subtract Table tack taken tide true Variation vernier vessel West wind write Yachting
Page 13 - ... abaft the beam on the starboard side, and of such a character as to be visible on a dark mght, with a clear atmosphere, at a distance of at least two miles. (c.) On the...
Page 15 - Nothing in these rules shall exonerate any ship, or the owner, or master, or crew thereof, from the consequences of any neglect to carry lights or signals, or of any neglect to keep a proper look.out, or of the neglect of any precaution which may be required by the ordinary practice of seamen, or by the special circumstances of the case.
Page 15 - ... other; in other words, to cases in which by day each vessel sees the masts of the other in a line or nearly in a line with her own, and by night to cases in which each vessel is in such a position as to see both the side lights of the other.
Page 14 - A vessel which, is closehauled on the port tack shall keep out of the way of a vessel which is closehauled on the starboard tack. (c) When both are running free, with the wind on different sides, the vessel which has the wind on the port side shall keep out of the way of the other.
Page 13 - ... use : and shall, on the approach of or to other vessels, be exhibited on their respective sides in sufficient time to prevent collision, in such manner as to make them most visible, and so that the green light shall not be seen on the port side nor the red light on the starboard side, nor, if practicable, more than two points abaft the beam on their respective sides.
Page 14 - Pilot vessels, when engaged on their station on pilotage duty, shall not show the lights required for other vessels, but shall carry a white light at the masthead, visible all round the horizon, and shall also exhibit a flare-up light or flare-up lights at short intervals, which shall never exceed fifteen minutes.
Page 13 - ... (c.) On the port side, a red light, so constructed as to show an uniform and unbroken light over an arc of the horizon of 10 points of the compass, so fixed as to throw the light from right ahead to 2 points abaft the beam...
Page 9 - Multiply as in whole numbers, and point off as many decimal places in the product as there are decimal places in the multiplicand and multiplier, supplying the deficiency, if any, by prefixing ciphers.
Page 14 - When two steam vessels are meeting end on, or nearly end on, so as to involve risk of collision, each shall alter her course to starboard so that each may pass on the port side of the other.