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Introduction to Nautical Charts

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An Introduction to Nautical Charts. Focusing on colours, features, depths, important symbols including buoyage and hazards

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Introduction to Nautical Charts

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION TO NAUTICAL CHARTS WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK
  2. 2. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK TYPES OF CHART ▸ IMRAY ▸ ADMIRALTY (THIS TUTORIAL WILL USE EXAMPLES FROM AN ADMIRALTY CHART) ▸ SIMILAR CHART SYMBOLS BUT DIFFERENT COLOURS…
  3. 3. EXAMPLE OF AN ADMIRALTY CHART:
  4. 4. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK LOCATION OF THE CHART
  5. 5. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK YEAR OF PRINT (IN THIS EXAMPLE 2016)
  6. 6. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK COLOURS & THEIR SIGNIFICANCE (ADMIRALTY CHARTS) WHITE INDICATES DEEP WATER DARKER BLUE INDICATES VERY SHALLOW WATER GREEN INDICATES AREAS THAT DRY OUT YELLOW INDICATES LAND LIGHT BLUE INDICATES SHALLOW WATER
  7. 7. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK DEPTHS & SCALE
  8. 8. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK COLOURS & DEPTHS (ADMIRALTY CHARTS) ▸ Green = Drying Heights above Chart Datum ▸ E.G. 1.3 above Chart Datum ▸ Dark Blue = Shallow Water ▸ E.G. 0.3m of water ▸ Light Blue = Shallow Water. ▸ E.G. 2.9m of water ▸ White = Deep Water ▸ E.G. 7.7m of water ▸ Shown in Metres at Chart Datum / Lowest Astronomical Tide *SEE INTERPRETING TIDE TABLE TUTORIAL FOR MORE INFO
  9. 9. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK TIDAL DIAMONDS ▸ Tidal Diamond Symbol; refer to info at bottom of chart to gain information on Tidal Streams *SEE INTERPRETING TIDAL DIAMONDS TUTORIAL FOR MORE INFO
  10. 10. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK CHART SYMBOLS: COMPASS ROSE ▸ Used to Measure Bearings & Calculate Variation *SEE MEASURING BEARINGS ON A NAUTICAL CHART TUTORIAL FOR MORE INFO
  11. 11. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK LATITUDE & LONGITUDE LINES ▸ Longitude Lines (vertical black lines) ▸ Used with Latitude Lines to take position fixes ▸ Latitude Lines (horizontal black lines) ▸ Used with Longitude Lines to take position fixes ▸ Used to measure distance from the side of the chart *SEE MEASURING DISTANCE TUTORIAL FOR MORE INFO
  12. 12. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK CHART SYMBOLS: BUOYAGE ▸ IALA A Buoyage Symbol Examples: ▸ Port Lateral Marker ▸ R = Buoy is painted Red ▸ Fl.R4s = Light Sequence ▸ NC14 = Name of the Buoy ▸ Starboard Lateral Marker ▸ G = Buoy is painted Green ▸ Fl.G3ss = Light Sequence ▸ NC13 = Name of the Buoy
  13. 13. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK CHART SYMBOLS: BUOYAGE ▸ Buoyage Symbol Examples: ▸ West Cardinal Mark ▸ YBY = Buoy is painted Yellow/Black/Yellow ▸ Q(9)15s = Light Sequence ▸ Diver = Name of the Buoy ▸ Special Mark ▸ Y = Buoy is painted Yellow ▸ Isolated Danger Mark ▸ BRB = Buoy is painted Black/Red/Black ▸ FL(2) = Light Sequence *SEE BUOYAGE TUTORIAL FOR MORE INFO
  14. 14. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK USEFUL SYMBOLS EXAMPLES: ▸ Marina ▸ Mud ▸ Sand ▸ Visitors Berth SOME E.G. OF NATURE OF SEABED ▸ No Anchoring ▸ Slipway
  15. 15. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK EXAMPLE OF SOME HAZARDS & OBSTRUCTIONS SYMBOLS: ▸ Obstruction: 9.1m at Chart Datum ▸ Rocks awash at Chart Datum ▸ Submarine (a.k.a. under water) power cable
  16. 16. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK EXAMPLE OF SOME WRECK SYMBOLS ▸ Wreck (any part) showing at Chart Datum ▸ Wreck where mast/s are showing at Chart Datum ▸ Submerged Wreck - Depth Known (in this E.G. 6.5m)
  17. 17. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK MORE CHART SYMBOLS: ▸ See Admiralty Chart 5011(which in fact is an A4 booklet), you can also get this information via various Apps
  18. 18. WWW.MARINE-EDUCATION.CO.UK MORE INFORMATION & LEARNING Want to find out more / learn more? ▸ Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for More Tutorial Videos OR Check out our website & sign up to a: ▸ RYA Essential Navigation & Seamanship Online Course ▸ RYA Day Skipper Theory Online Course ▸ Book an RYA Practical Course See www.marine-education.co.uk

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