NAUTICAL MILE: One minute of latitude; approximately 6076 feet or 1852 metres - about 1/8 longer than the statute mile of 5280 feet.
NAVIGATION: The art and science of conducting a boat safely from one point to another.
The International as proposed by the International
Hydrographic Bureau in 1929 and adopted by the United States in 1954 has a length of 1852 Metres (approximately 6076.11549 International Feet).
nautical mile - Distance at sea is measured in nautical miles, which are about 6067.12 feet, 1.15 statute miles or exactly 1852 meters.
A distance of 6,076.12 feet or 1,852 meters, which is about 15 percent longer than a statute mile. Equivalent to one minute of latitude on a navigation chart.
Conical navigation buoy that is usually red.
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1 nautical mile is an International measurement of distance at sea level (1.85 kms).
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- 6,080 feet. One minute of latitude at the equator.
Official log - a record book kept by the master in which he must, by law, enter certain particulars relating to the ship and its voyage.
Nautical Mile: The unit of geographical distance used on "salt-water" charts. 1 nautical mile corresponds exactly to 1 minute of angular distance on the meridian (adjacent left and right side of a sea chart).
- One minute of latitude; approximately 6076 feet - about 1/8 longer than the statute mile of 5280 feet.
Overboard - Over the side or out of the boat.
Nautical mile (NM): International standard for measuring distance on water. One nautical mile equals one minute of latitude. (One nautical mile equals 1.15 land miles.)
- A distance of 1.852 kilometres (1.151 mi). Approximately the distance of one minute of arc of latitude on the Earth's surface. A speed of one per hour is called a knot.
Nautical Mile: Measure of length at sea (2025 yards). 1 mile = 1,760 yards.
Nun - a kind of navigational buoy ...
- An international distance of 1852 meters or 6076.12 feet. A equals one minute of latitude. See also "Mile."
naval architect - An architect who specializes in marine design.
Nautical mile: a unit of length corresponding approximately to one minute of arc of latitude along any meridian arc. By international agreement it is exactly 1,852 metres (approximately 6,076 feet).
The international s is 1852 metres. For practical purposes it can be called 6080 feet, or just over 2000 yards. A mile is divided into ten 'cables', each of which is therefore approximately 200 yards.
2 Nautical Miles
Looking towards the shore: One recognizes doors and windows but not human beings.
Looking only over the water: One barely starts to identify large buoys. At night, boats navigation lights start to be visible.
1 Nautical Mile ...
- 6,080.2 feet
OPEN SITTING - Seating anywhere in the dining room as opposed to an assigned table
OUTSIDE CABIN - A cabin with a view of the ocean ...
The unit of distance in the nautical system. There are 60 nautical miles in one degree of latitude. 1 nautical mile = 1.15 statute miles.
Near gale ...
- One minute of latitude; A measurement used in salt water approximately 6,076 feet - about 1/8 longer than the statute mile of 5,280 feet.
NAVIGATION - The art and science of conducting a boat safely from one point to another.
One 60th of a degree of latitude, or one minute of latitude. Approximately equal to 6,076.1 feet, or 1.15 statute miles.
- Mi on nautical maps is 115 land miles = 1 or about 2000 yards
Nautical Speed - Knots ( not knots per hr )
Navigation Time - Use 24 hours ( 1400 = 2 pm ) and tenths rather than minutes ...
NAUTICAL MILE - Distance of one minute of longitude at the equator, approximately 6,076.115 feet. The metric equivalent is 1852 meters.
NAVSAC - Navigation Safety Advisory Council, an industry advisory body to the U.S. Coast Guard.
A measure of distance equal to one minute of latitude which is approximately 6076 feet.
NAVIGABLE Water which is of sufficient depth to allow a boat navigate.
3 nautical miles.
The direction that the wind is blowing toward. The direction sheltered from the wind.
A , or knot, is the same as a geographical mile. Its length is six thousand and eighty feet. A statute mile in the United States measures five thousand two hundred and eighty feet.
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--N-- NAUTICAL MILE See knot. NIBBING PLANK A margin plank that is notched to take the ends of regular deck planks and insure good calking of the joint. NIGGERHEAD A small auxiliary drum on a winch. See Gypsy.
A speed of one per hour. A method of attaching a rope or line to itself, another line or a fitting.
WORLD of YPI ...
A speed of one nautical mile per hour.
Intertwining the parts of one or more ropes.
To crown a knot is to pass the strands over and under each other above the knot. ...
. One minute of latitude or about 1.15 statute miles; as in: A is easy to measure by referring to the latitude on a nautical chart.
Navigation Rules. Both the international (COLREGS) rules and the U.S.
Nautical Mile: One minute of latitude, 1852 meters
Navigation: The teaching of commanding a boat safely from one point to another ...
1. A speed of one per hour. (6076 feet) per hour.
2. A method of making a Line Fast to an object, another Line, itself, or for ornament.
(2) A nautical measurement of distance, a tenth of a nautical mile, 100 fathoms, or approximately 200 yards ...
a chamber to dry the wood.
King Plank The centerline plank of a deck.
Knee See Hanging Knee.
Knockabout A type of schooner without a bowsprit.
Knockdown To be capsized by the wind or waves.
Knot 1) A speed of one (6, ...
Knot (1) a speed of one nautical mile per hour. (2) a method of attaching a rope or line to itself, another line or a fitting. Land breeze A wind moving from the land to the water due to temperature changes in the evening.
See also: Nautical, Mile, Navigation, Vessel, Boat