Course Recorder

course recorder

[′kȯrs ri′kȯrd·ər]
(navigation)
A device which makes a graphic record of the headings and distances traveled.

Course Recorder

 

(courseograph), a navigation instrument for recording automatically the course of a vessel over time. The record is drawn on a continuous paper belt (course recording). The recorder is operated from a gyrocompass or a remote magnetic compass.

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However, most ships may also have on board a course recorder, echo sounder, ECDIS, AIS, VDR, engine telegraph recorder and/or GPS navigator printer on the bridge.