Together with the propellers, the rudders, is a topic to be known absolutely to proceed in the study of ship manoeuvres. Over the years, this navigational aid, while maintaining its function, has undergone changes and improvements that have made it more reliable and performing.
Upon completing this course, the candidate will understand the rudder's characteristics and their correct use in manoeuvring.
The learning outcomes of the course will include:
1 Introduction to “The Rudders”
2 How do rudders work
3 Steering Gear Room, Autopilot and Navigation Chart
4 Rudder Types
5 The Manoeuvrability of a Ship
6 The Turning Circle
7 Emergency Manoeuvre
8 The Rudder in the Practice of the Manoeuvre