coast pilot

coast pilot

[′kōst ‚pī·lət]
(navigation)
A book serving as an adjunct to nautical charts, containing important information which cannot be shown conveniently on the charts, and not readily available elsewhere; prepared by the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey for coastal waters of continental United States, Hawaii, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico; and by the U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office for foreign waters. Also known as sailing directions.
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The experiences, that range from beach foraging workshops to photography sessions hosted during a horse and carriage ride, have been launched thanks to Creative Rural Communities' (CRC) Glamorgan Heritage Coast Pilot Activities Programme 2014.
The author quotes the 1909 and 2006 versions of The United States Coast Pilot, a nautical reference guide for ships' pilots.
The Coast Pilot, published by the federal government and consulted by ship masters in West Coast waters, also listed the spot as a suitable location for anchorage.
Sears' Kenmore Elite HE3 and the heater model HE3t are moving from a West Coast pilot sale to an August rollout.
Coast Guard Light List and Local Notices to Mariners; National Ocean Survey Tide Tables, Tidal Current Tables, and United States Coast Pilot, and nautical charts of the ports and their approaches.
The Pilotage Study Group also determined that exam questions on local knowledge contained in examinations for federal pilot's licenses and endorsements appear to be derived almost exclusively from material in the United States Coast Pilot.
Marine charts have additional content information such as photography of critical navigation areas, marine facilities, tides and currents, light lists, and the USGS Coast Pilot.
Additionally, Silberfeld said, the United States Coast Pilot - the ship master's guide for all ports on the West Coast - also advises captains that they may safely anchor where Morgado positioned the New Carissa.
Gold Coast pilots will learn lessons from past accidents and incidents to make local skies even safer.
Although we didn't make this trip in the hottest part of the summer, a group of East coast pilots got a taste of what it's like to deal with high and hot conditions, along with unusual-for us-topography.
The East Coast pilots had their planes shipped to the West Coast, as did the European pilots.
Nantucket" is an Indian word meaning "far away land," and for many East Coast pilots, Nantucket (KACK) and Martha's Vineyard (KMVY) are excluded when they tabulate their personal IFR limits.