Rules of the Road

Course Description

This course is designed to meet all Rules of the Road knowledge-based assessments and the three performance-based assessments, each of which forms part of the requirements for Officer in Charge of a Navigation Watch (STCW Table A-II/1). The objective of this rigorous program of study is to provide the student with a thorough knowledge of the content, application, and intent of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) and the Unified Inland Navigation Rules and Regulations (INLAND RULES).

This course consists of three 1-hour lectures a week for a semester with practical assessments and a comprehensive final examination.

Learning Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following STCW elements:

Demonstrate proficiency in the following skills: