Section 15: Plotters and Computerised Charts
As ashore, so at sea, a computer will do most of it for you. It is however still considered a good idea that the person in charge of a sea going vessel should know how to navigate!
This section looks at chart plotters and PC based charts and the facilities available on the Admiralty ARCS (Admiralty Raster Chart Series) software.
The section comprises the following:
Vector vs raster charts
ARCS software functions