Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Crew will work in teams of two. A written test will be given, consisting of practical problems involving course, bearings, time, speed, distance, latitude and longitude. Each two-member team will take the test separately. Scores will be based on precision of answers, as well as accuracy of plotting and labeling of course, bearings and fixes on furnished chart. Parallel rules or plotters may be used, depending upon which equipment the participants are most familiar with. Dividers or paper may be used for measuring distance. Ships can bring their own equipment. Rendezvous equipment and charts will be provided.