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Navigation Made Easy

Posted by Matthew Woodfield on Friday, December 13, 2019, In : Top Tips 

My blog with the most hits is one on Navigation 10 Top Tips, which is well worth a read, but I’d like to make an update to some thinking on the “5 D’s of Navigation”.

The 5 D’s is a way to remember to think  about  the important aspects of each navigational leg, helping you stay focussed and reduce errors. But I’ve moved away from this model this year when teaching navigation on my skills courses and leadership awards.

The 5 D’s are: Direction, Distance, Duration, Description...


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