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TO COMPASS. To imagine; to contrive.
     2. In England, to compass the death of the king is high treason. Bract. 1. 3, c. 2 Britt. c. 8; Mirror, c. 1, s. 4.

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Courses will be held over 12 evenings and will deal with handling vessels under normal and adverse conditions, seamanship, common emergencies, navigational aids, compass and chart familiarization, running lights and equipment, boat trailering, river boating and mariner's compass and piloting.