Basic-Coastal-Navigation-An-Introduction-to-Piloting-for-Sail-and-Power
Basic-Coastal-Navigation-An-Introduction-to-Piloting-for-Sail-and-Power

Basic Coastal Navigation: An Introduction to Piloting for Sail and Power

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How to plot a true course an masure distance on a nautical chart.
Military time, Dead Reckoning & Converting true courses to compass courses.
Taking, and Ploting Bearings.

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Product Description

This clear and accessible introduction to coastal navigation outlines some of the techniques of piloting that are still fundamental to protected navigation even with brand new electronic aids. Step by step, the reader is guided from simple to more complex piloting solutions. Along with dead-reckoning techniques, the writer covers tides and currents and explains how to use LORAN C and GPS. There are a large number of illustrations all through the text and practice problems at the end of each and every chapter.

Key Advantages: fully up to date new edition, perfect for sail and power, clear layout and instructions, comprehensive overage of all aspects of coastal navigation, review questions and answers, and suitable for self-study and Coast Guard or other similar courses.
How to plot a true course an masure distance on a nautical chart.
Military time, Dead Reckoning & Converting true courses to compass courses.
Taking, and Ploting Bearings.
Compensating your course for current.
Measuring the heigth of the tide at any time.

Additional Information

Author

Frank J. Larkin

Binding

Hardcover

EAN

9781574090529

EANList

9781574090529

Edition

2

ISBN

1574090526

ItemDimensions

1024, hundredths-inches, 720, hundredths-inches, 165, hundredths-pounds, 71, hundredths-inches

Label

Sheridan House

Languages

English, Published, English, Original Language, English, Unknown

Manufacturer

Sheridan House

MPN

Illustrated

NumberOfItems

1

NumberOfPages

288

PackageDimensions

100, hundredths-inches, 1010, hundredths-inches, 165, hundredths-pounds, 710, hundredths-inches

PackageQuantity

1

PartNumber

Illustrated

ProductGroup

Book

ProductTypeName

ABIS_BOOK

PublicationDate

1998-01-25

Publisher

Sheridan House

Studio

Sheridan House

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