Determine gyro compass error by bearing of range


On a ship underway or a full mission ship simulator, using navigational or natural terrestrial ranges.

Performance requirement

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

Take a visual bearing of the range and determine gyro-compass error.

  1. The visual bearing is compared to the charted bearing.
  2. The compass error is determined and properly labeled.
  3. The solution is ± 1° of the assessor’s solution.

Note: This assessment supports KUP OICNW-A1.06, and is assessed in MT-4133 Bridge Resource Management.