Assessment OICNW-1-5G

Azimuth of any body at night

Assessed in MT-4371 Sea Term IV: Marine Transportation


On vessel at night, and using a standard azimuth circle.

Performance Requirements

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

Read the gyro-compass bearing of any body.

  1. The azimuth of the body is read when the repeater is level.
  2. The time of the reading noted and is within 1 second of UCT.
  3. Reading obtained is within 0.5 of the assessor's observation.

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

A1.07 Ability to determine errors of the magnetic and gyro-compasses, using celestial and terrestrial means, and to allow for such errors

Azimuth of any body at night

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00