Academic resources for maritime subjects can be found here:
1) Maritime Economics
Visit www.maritimesa.org for Grade 10 to Grade 12 content.
Click below for an overview of the Maritime Economics syllabus (abridged version).
2) Nautical Sciences
These documents are subject to (c) Copyright and may be downloaded and used solely for educational purposes by Nautical Science students and/or Nautical Science instructors. No physical copies may be made without the written permission of the STS Lawhill Maritime Centre and without crediting the source (STS Lawhill Maritime Centre/Captain G G Schlemmer). These notes may also not be sold and /or used for commercial gain.
The notes provided below are not designed to replace more detailed or definitive manuals on the subjects covered but to serve as an introduction . The content of these documents has been derived from a relatively wide selection of source publications, documents, pamphlets and articles in publications and on the internet, as well as the compiler’s own experiences at sea.
CAPTAIN G.G. SCHLEMMER
Click below for an overview of the Nautical Science syllabus (abridged version).
Educational content/support – Term 2 (During Covid-19 Lockdown):
These notes have been compiled for the guidance of and use by learners taking Nautical Science as one of their secondary school subjects. The Nautical Science programme is aimed at learners interested in following a career at sea and their preparation for maritime-related tertiary studies.
We recommend that, during Lockdown, Nautical Science students focus on revision (and test their knowledge via Open Book tests) as well as ‘self-study’ using the notes provided below:
Communications document – click on link below to download PDF
2) Open book test
3) Revision of Term 1 work – Q&A
International Regulations for the Prevention of Collisions at Sea (COLREGS) – click on link below to download PDF – GRADE11B3 ROR-COLREGS-c
Chapter 3- IALA Bouyage System Notes – GRADE11B4-c-18may
2) Open Book Tests
3) Open Book Test – Q&A
a) Electronic Navigation Systems (ENS) - click on link below to download PDF
b) GMDSS notes
2) Open Book Tests and Supporting documents
AstroNav test plus supporting documents:
(updated 18 May 2020)