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The Book of Navigation: Traditional Navigation Techniques for Boating and Yachting
     

The Book of Navigation: Traditional Navigation Techniques for Boating and Yachting

by Tim Bartlett
 

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781602396210
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,259,884
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Tim Bartlett began sailing as a child. After teaching in commercial sailing schools he became a full-time yacht skipper at a cruising club. Then after five years of running his own engineering company, he became technical editor at a motor boat and yachting magazine. He has written several nautical titles and lives in the UK.

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