Fishfinder
Marine Navigation

What is a Fishfinder and How Does it Work?

A fishfinder is a device used by boatmen to locate fish in the water. Fishfinders work on the technology of the SONAR (Sound Navigation and Ranging) system. A fishfinder is a very important device in today’s fishing process and also for those looking forward to fishing as a leisure activity. A fishfinder displays the location

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An Introduction to Fluxgate Compass
Marine Navigation

An Introduction to Fluxgate Compass

A compass is a device that helps to correctly pinpoint the geographical direction while on a sea going vessel. A fluxgate compass is a very important and unique tool in marine navigation as it does not operate automatically like other magnetic compasses. Technically a fluxgate compass is an electromagnetic compass which solves the purpose of a conventional compass.

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How Wind Indicators Help in Navigation?
Marine Navigation

How Wind Indicators Help in Navigation?

A wind indicator is used on ships and boats to point the direction of the wind. It is also known as a windex. Wind indicators use the technology of weather vanes to point the correct direction of wind in the oceans.

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What is Maritime Mobile Service Identity?
Marine Navigation

What is Maritime Mobile Service Identity?

The Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) is a unique contact number for locating and identifying ships digitally. The Maritime Mobile Service Identity acts as a maritime mobile and allows important communication to be passed over the radio without any hindrance.

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