WE WERE BORN TO SERVE YOU
WE KNOW THAT, THIS IS A GREAT WORK
A TRUST GIVEN BY OUR COUNTRY TO ENSURING MARITIME SAFETY
This book investigates the science behind each component of manoeuvring a ship in confined waters, especially in port limits and the art to master it. Based on practical observations and analysis of each major and minor aspect of the manoeuvring of different types of vessels in different types of situations, this book put all relevant knowledge together for the reference of all concerned with pilotage and ship handling.
The Bideford Pilot with Roger Hoad & the crew of Two Rivers II A short film about the Bideford Pilot. Part of the Boat Stories North Devon series. Note the calm and skilful team work as the pilot boat crew head out night and day, winter and summer over the notorious Bideford bar to meet big ships out at sea, get the pilot on board and escort the ships safely up river into Bideford, Appledore or Yelland harbour. Filmed & edited by Matt Biggs - Artaura Productions. Music composed & produced...