Assessment OICNW-1-2C

Fix by tangent bearings of two identified objects

Assessed in MT-3122 Radar Observer Certification


On an operational marine radar or a radar simulator that meets applicable national and international performance standards, with land and buoys displayed, and given a chart with a scale of no more than 1: 80,000.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Determine two or more tangent bearings measured from identified-charted objects or points of land and plot them.

The position is within ± 0.5 nm of the assessor’s position.

Supports Table A-II/1 officer in charge of a navigation watch

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Plan and conduct a passage and determine position

A1.02 Terrestrial and coastal navigation

Ability to determine the ship’s position by use of:

  1. landmarks
  2. aids to navigation, including lighthouses, beacons and buoys
  3. dead reckoning, taking into account winds, tides, currents and estimated speed

Fix by tangent bearings of two identified objects

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00