The Bridge Watchkeeping: A Practical Guide
by Nautical Institute
2nd ed. Understanding the reasons for checking, monitoring, recording and controlling make this book a valuable training guide. Designed as a self study training guide this book examines preparing for sea; watchkeeping in coastal waters; making a landfall; anchoring and anchor watches; watchkeeping in reduced visibility; taking over the watch; calling the master; responding to emergencies; error management; collision avoidance; record keeping; automated bridges.