Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner

by Pat Manley (Author)
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The modern sailor is an electronic navigator. New boats come stacked with GPS, chartplotters and radar, on a bewildering array of screens and displays. With this book learn how to navigate using all of these electrical devices. Practical Navigation leads you through all the aspects of boat navigation in a logical order, using a combination of modern and traditional methods. This practical approach ensures that although modern electronic methods remain at the forefront, readers will never lack in knowledge to navigate their boat safely in any circumstance. Topics covered include GPS, the shape of the Earth, finding your position, passage planning, radar and personal computers.

Book Details

Publication Date
April 14, 2008
Publisher
Page count
200
ISBN
9781912177516