Published: September 2004
Author: Captain A J Swift
The second edition of the Nautical Institute's practical guide to bridge operations.
An industry standard for passage planning, the guide covers practical coastal and estuarial navigation and bridge organisation both for use on paper and electronic charts. There is detailed information on preparing a navigational plan and navigators notebook and ways to monitor progress in safe water. Other chapters cover: team management, error chains, casualties and causes, bridge organisation, passage appraisal, situational awareness and executing the plan.