Basic Coastal Navigation



Book Description

Basic Coastal Navigation is a clearly written, easy to understand introduction to coastal navigation, outlining the techniques of piloting that are still fundamental to safe navigation for small boats, whether power or sail, even with today's electronic aids. Step by step, The reader is guided from simple to more complex piloting solutions and eventually learns to plot a complete day trip. In addition to dead-reckoning techniques, the author covers tides and currents and explains how to use LORAN C and GPS. There are numerous illustrations throughout the text and practice problems at the end of each chapter.

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