Celestial Navigation: using the Sight Reduction Tables Pub. No. 249

Celestial Navigation: using the Sight Reduction Tables Pub. No. 249

by Dominique F. Prinet

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781460242117
Publisher: FriesenPress
Publication date: 07/18/2014
Pages: 280
Sales rank: 464,207
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

In the 1960s, Dominique Prinet worked as a commercial bush pilot in the Canadian Arctic and High Arctic, navigating with an astro compass since this was long before the GPS had been invented.
He holds a BASc from UBC and an MBA from McGill, and served asthe Marketing VP for Nordair in Montréal and, later, for Canadian Airlines in Vancouver.
He has sailed on the Indian Ocean out of Dar es Salaam and crossed the North Atlantic, finding the island of Guadeloupe with his faithful sextant. He has navigated the Mediterranean, the English Channel, and sailed extensively along the Pacific Northwest.
Dominique Prinet is a former Power and Sail Instructor, certified for all levels by Sail Canada and the International Sail and Power Academy (ISPA). He was an Instructor-Evaluator for Sail Canada, has taught boating out of Vancouver between 2000 and 2015, and has delivered Transport Canada courses to professional mariners. Dominique lives in Vancouver....

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