Learn the three steps you’ll need to take while underway. As your back up, you have plotted your course on your paper chart and identified the waypoints and recorded their locations by latitude and longitude. Learn to use an Offshore Passage log or watch log as a bare minimum requirement for responsible seamanship. Using a handheld GPS device to check waypoints and routes as a great secondary mini-system.
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