Coastal Navigation

Using the GPX utility is possible to plot on an electronic nautical chart the three types of lines of position used in coastal navigation:
  • Bearing
  • Range
  • Horizontal angle
Free software to create the GPX file that serves as an input to OpenCPN is available at
http://sites.google.com/site/navigationalalgorithms/ (Only for Windows®)

 
Chart Work - Traditional paper chart work on an ECS.


Fix by three simultaneous bearings.

Fix by three simultaneous bearings. Detail.