Sunday, November 11, 2012

Ship Conrtols

I was able to go up to the ridge with the captain. I was looking for whales while I was waiting he told me a little about how to control the ship and what some things are.
This is what they use for autopilot.

There are the controls.
The red dotted line is our track.
The autopilot goes by this. That is
the rout we are taking. we are traveling
on the dotted line.

I forgot what this is called but it picks up other boats. It tells their location and possibly where they are heading. It also tells if the boat is moving or it is still so other boats know to go around. They are required by law to have it.


  1. I like the interesting ship controls, hopefully you get to see whales! :)