The Book of Navigation

The Book of Navigation

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
A user-friendly reference for yacht and motorboat seafarers who require beginner-level knowledge of navigation skills covers topics ranging from reading latitude and longitude and operating on traditional navigation techniques to understanding how to cross-check electronic equipment and working around such hazards as sandbars and fog. Original.

Perseus Publishing

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Norton Pub
The Book of Navigation is the perfect reference for any seafarer requiring a knowledge of navigation. This highly practical book explains everything the reader needs to know to navigate a yacht or motorboat from one port to another safely and accurately. Using clear diagrams, worked examples, and color photographs throughout, Tim Bartlett covers every stage of navigation, including: charts; electronic navigation and equipment; position fixing; tides; lights, buoys, and signals; shaping a course; using radar; pilotage; and passage-making.

Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2009
ISBN: 9781602396210
Branch Call Number: 623.89 BA
Characteristics: vi, 170 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 cm
Alternative Title: Navigation


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