Symbols, conventions, and terminology of nautical charts are clearly explained in Starpath Chart Trainer Version 3 with notes, graphics, photos, animations, and video. The ideal companion to any navigation course.
Chart No. 1 is the name used by most nations for their official paper booklet compilation of nautical chart symbols and abbreviations. This CD is a much enhanced electronic version of this important information, applicable worldwide for all nautical charts, plus many more features to aid in nautical chart reading.
This product can be used by mariners new to navigation as a way to learn nautical chart reading, or it can be used by seasoned mariners as they would the paper version of Chart No. 1 to look up rare or special symbols or conventions — it is just much easier to use this electronic version as it includes text name or category searching plus a unique graphic search function that helps you find in the book what you see on the chart.
Large, easy-to-read symbols
Practical explanations by experienced navigators
Unique graphic search function
Animations of lighthouse light patterns
Annotated photos of buoys and other charted features