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Course Materials

All of the materials shown below will be utilized during our classes.

US Maritime Academy - Information Pack and Checklist

CANVAS Learning and Exam Platform (current students only)

CANVAS Login Setup Instructions (use desktop version, NOT App)

How to Split Your Screen (viewing two programs at once)

Course Schedule

Useful Publications

Notice To Mariners 

As of April, 2004 the Coast Guard is no longer printing Notice To Mariners.  They are available electronically.

Light List

Available for viewing and downloading at this link however the General Information front matter is not available at this time.

Coast Pilot

Now being published privately. They also are available at this link.

Chart No.1 Symbols, Abbreviations and Terms

Published by the government and may be viewed and downloaded here.

Rules of the Road (white book)

The definitive publication of the rules published by the Department of Homeland Security.  We include this text in hard copy for all classes, but it may be downloaded and viewed here as well.

Electronic Catalog of Charts

This interactive NOAA website allows users to select and download any chart in ENC or PDF formats.

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 33

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Title 46

Celestial Navigation (Bags Sightings)

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