Downloads

Passage Plan  A nice Passage plan from Ocean Candidate, Arthur De Vries

YATCHMASTER OCEAN A PDF book written by me to support my RYA Ocean Students

Sample Passage Plan A sample of a Passage Plan for YachtMaster

Yachtmaster Ocean Narrative by Megan Pewsey, Nicely presented, a useful template for your narrative prior to the RYA / MCA Oral exam?

Sun Sight 08 Sight form for a normal Sun Sight

Sun Mer Pass 08 Sight Form for a Noon Sight (Meridian Passage)

Stars 3 08 Sight form for three stars at once, (using Vol 1 of the Sight Reduction Tables)

Star Plan 08 Star sight Planning form (using Vol 1 of the Sight reduction Tables)

Star 08 Sight form for any star (using Vol 2 or 3 of Sight Reduction Tables)

Polaris 08 Sight form for the North Star

plottingSheet A nice A4 plotting sheet

Planet 08 Sight form for Venus, Mars, Jupiter or Saturn (using Vol 2 or 3 of the Sight Reduction Tables)

Moon 08 Sight form for the moon (using vol 2 or 3 of the Sight Reduction Tables)

Compass Deviation Check A pamphlet on carrying out the compass deviation check using the Sun or other body

Long by Chron A pamphlet about establishing your Longitude using time as the principal tool.

The Tropical Revolving Storm A pamphlet detailing the essentials of the TRS. Includes tips on forecasting and interpreting forecast data.

USCG Radar Plotting RADAR Plotting Sheet as used by the US Coastguard. Both of these Plotting Sheets are free to copy / print

UK Radar Plotting RADAR Plotting Sheet as used by most Radar instructors and onboard most vessels. Both of these Plotting Sheets are free to copy / print

The Nautical Almanac for the present year and for a good number of previous years may be downloaded for free at Navsoft. This company also produce the excellent software “ASTRONAV” navsoft.com/downloads.htm. 

https://www.celestaire.com/pubs/category/3-pub-249.html Sight Reduction Table Selected Stars, Epoch 2015, A free download from Celestair

Pub249 Vol2 Sight Reduction Table – Lat 0 degrees – 40 degrees, Declinations 0 degrees – 29 degrees

Pub249 Vol3 Sight Reduction Table – Lat 39 degrees – 89 degrees, Declinations 0 degrees – 29 degrees

Universal Plotting Sheet The standard Astro plotting sheet in PDF format. Prints to A4 and can be made larger.