Starpath School of Navigation

Online Navigation and Weather Glossaries

These are the glossaries we use in our online courses, now available to the public to support the marine community.
Some explanations are in our own terminology, which differs in some cases from standard wording.

Your suggestions or comments will be appreciated.

Celestial Navigation

Inland and Coastal Navigation

Marine Weather


Emergency Navigation


Navigation Rules

Ship Stability

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go to the main Starpath search engine and only check Glossary.