ABC of the Manoeuvre - The Rudders

STANDBYENGINE 1 hour and 6 minutes

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

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Manoeuvring is an art; this art form is the missing link between theory and practice. Awareness of this, ‘made’ - Standbyengine. We want to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding manoeuvring and give crew who aspire to greatness the opportunity to achieve a high level of accomplishment through our courses. Our videos, articles, publications and direct contact are the mediums we utilise for those who wish to draw from their own experiences & knowledge to practice then what they know, all supported by the necessary theory that we can provide. Our courses contain examples of manoeuvres performed as well as tricks of the trade. Follow us to explore and learn the art of manoeuvring.

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  2. Price: Certificate issuing cost $49.99.
    Included in business subscription.
  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 1 hour and 6 minutes
  5. Intended for: Captains, officers and students.
  6. Reference: IMO Resolution A.601(15) - SOLAS Chapter V SAFETY OF NAVIGATION - SOLAS chapter III, regulation 53 - IMO & ICAO (IAMSAR) Manual III - IMO RESOLUTION MSC.137(76) STANDARDS FOR SHIP MANOEUVRABILITY.