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. nun buoy Conical navigation buoy that is usually red.
Nautical Mile ............ 1 nautical mile is an International measurement of distance at sea level (1.85 kms). Planing Hull ..............
 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 "saltwater" 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. O 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.) O ...
 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 ...
Nautical mile 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.
Nautical Mile One 60th of a degree of latitude, or one minute of latitude. Approximately equal to 6,076.1 feet, or 1.15 statute miles. Navigation ...
 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. Lee 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. Contents  Next  ...
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. ï"¿ 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. Find Terms search ...
(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.
Nautical unit of distance, having a standard value of 1/10th of a (608 ft.) or 100 fathoms. Cablebitt  Large vertical timbers, morticed into the keel, to which anchor and mooring cables were attached.
Knot  (6,076 ft.) per hour ( a measure of speed). Lee of the Land  near a shore which provides protection from wind and waves. Lee Shore  land downwind of a boat. Leeward  downwind; away from the source of wind.
Equivalent to (UK) 1/10 , approx. 600 feet; (USA) 120 fathoms, 720 feet (219 m); other countries use different values.
Calm: A wind or force less than one knot (knot: 1 per hour). Camel: A wooden float placed between a vessel and a dock acting as a fender.
KNOT: A measure of speed equal to one (6076 feet) per hour. LEE: The side sheltered from the wind. LEEWARD: The direction away from the wind. Opposite of windward.
knot  a (equivalent to 1.15 miles or 1.852km). Also, any of various tangles of line formed by methodically passing the free end through loops and drawing it tight. landfall  first sight of land ...
KNOT  A measure of speed equal to one (6076 feet) per hour. LATITUDE  The distance north or south of the equator measured and expressed in degrees. LEE  The side sheltered from the wind. LOG  A record of courses or operation.
Determine the distance of each course in s using your dividers and the distance scale on the top or bottom of the chart. This is done by putting one end of the dividers on your start point, and the other end at your stop point or turn.
LEAGUE : A distance of three s. LETTER OF MARQUE : A document given to a captain allowing him to attack enemy ships under the authority of the crown, in return for a cut of the loot.
KNOTMeasure of distance; one , 6,080 feet. Measure of speed: one per hour. LAPSTRAKEOverlapping plank of a boat. LAZARETTEA stowage compartment in the stern.
Knot A vessel's rate of speed, a per hour. Measured by running out a stern line (or log line) knotted at measured intervals which bear the same proportion to a mile as half a second does to an hour.
KNOT Unit of speed in navigation which is the rate of (6,080 feet or 1,852 meters) per hour. KVA This is the voltageampere requirement of a device designed to convert electric energy to a nonelectrical form ...
Knot: the nautical measure of speed, one knot being a speed of one (6,080 feet) per hour. As a measure of speed the term is always knots, and never knots an hour. Landfall: the discovery of the land.
One knot is a speed of one per hour or 1.852km/hr. Lanyard A small line used to join to anything. Example: bucket ...
knot  Rate of motion equal to 1 per hour (about 1.15 miles per hour) ...
Knot: A measurement of speed  one per hour. [edit] Nautical Terms L ...
territorial sea now extends twelve s beyond the baseline, which runs along the coast and across the mouths of rivers and bays.
One (1 ) knot equals 1.15 land miles, or one (1) . Leeward Go with the wind.
Single sideband Radiotelephone (227.5 MHz)  Used to communicate over medium and long distances (hundreds, sometime thousands of s). Satellite Radio  Used to communicate by means of voice, data or direct printing via satellites.
For prescribed lights the value of K shall be 0.8, corresponding to a meteorological visibility of approximately 13 s. (b) A selection of figures derived from the formula is given in the following table: ...
(1) A speed of one (6,076 feet or or 1,852 meters) per hour. It is incorrect to say knots per hour. * A knot IS NOT method of attaching a rope or line to itself, another line or a fitting.
KEEL  The lowest longitudinal timber of a vessel, on which framework of the whole is built up; combination of iron plates serving same purpose in iron vessel. KNOT  Unit of speed in navigation, which is the rate of (1, ...
kickup: describes a rudder or centerboard that rotates back and up when an obstacle is encountered  useful when a boat is to be beached. knot: a (equivalent to 1.15 miles or 1.852km) a unit of speed, one knot = 6, ...
switchA switch with a lanyard that automatically shuts off an engine if disconnected. kite fishingA technique that involves attaching a fishing line to a kite to present bait at a distance from the boat. knotSpeed measured in s ...
See also: Nautical, Mile, Navigation, Vessel, Boat
