Piloting in Low Visibility

When piloting in low visibility, there are several techniques that can be used to help you navigate to your objective or find and observe your target.

  • Rather than navigate underwater to the target, navigate on the surface to a point above the target and try to drop down on the target. If you can operate above the target in a vessel, you can drop a weighted line and follow the line to the bottom.

  • Do not always assume more light will help - you may find that you can pick up shadows of objects from ambient light alone.

Depending on the objectives, depth and distance, low visibility may require an accessory like sonar and/or a position tracking system.


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