By Bill BrogdonWant a full course in navigation? A whole toolbox of little-known tips and shortcuts to deal with real-life navigation situations without resorting to a slide rule? You get both in Boat Navigation for the Rest of Us, a guide...
By Mary BlewittThere is deep mystery and profound satisfaction in finding your position on earth by reference to the sun, moon, and stars – not to mention profound relief when the GPS receiver stops working in mid-passage. That is why...
by David Burch This book covers how to find position at sea from timed sextant sights of the sun, moon, stars, and planets plus other routine and special procedures of safe, efficient offshore navigation. Includes clear explanations of how it...
15th Edition Hardcover Book As paper navigational charts are replaced by vector images on computer screens, magnetic compasses enhanced by digital flux gate technology, and chronometers joined by atomic clocks, the demand has been mounting for an extensive update to...
By David BurchFind Your Way at Sea, No Matter What Every sailor knows that instruments can fail. Things get wet, break, fall overboard. Whether you're safe on your boat or drifting in a life raft, let David Burch show you...
by This definitive guide for navigators contains every pertinent piece of information needed to chart an accurate course, whether on open water or between islands - or icebergs
By Robert J. SweetFrom the National Education Officer of the U.S. Power Squadrons, here is the operator's manual that should come with every boater's GPS receiver or chart plotter. GPS for Mariners was immediately well-received by nautical book buyers because...
by David Burch & Stephen Miller An extensive practice exercise based on an actual voyage to Hawaii made solely by celestial navigation
By Nigel CalderAuthoritative, practical, and hands-on information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts The essential How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, how...
by David BurchPlastic sextants are practicable at sea and preferable near land
by David Burch Practical small-craft navigation (sail or power) starting from the basics and ending with all that is needed to navigate safely and efficiently on inland and coastal waters in all weather conditions
By Dennis FisherLatitude Hooks and Azimuth Rings is for people who like to work with their hands and who appreciate traditional nautical craftsmanship. You don't have to be the master of any craft to undertake any of these projects –...
by Geoffrey Kolbe Sun and Star Almanac extended to 2050, plus concise sight reduction tables. 2nd Edition With concise sight reduction tables
Realistic practice problems in chart work and general navigation and the Navigation Rules.
by Realistic practice problems in chart work and general navigation and the Navigation Rules
by David Burch This exercise book has been used in onboard navigation training courses, power and sail, for many years
by Navigation puzzles, controversies, historical problems, and other ponderables demystified by an expert navigator and writer
by Question and answers on marine radar designed to accompany the Radar for Mariners
By Leif K KarlsenMost navigators have heard of Viking sunstones, but few realize they are more than legend. Leif Karlsen has brought them to life. He shows us how they work—now, and a thousand years ago—and what it was that...
by Navigation historian Bruce Stark has devoted many years to perfecting this modern version of Lunar Distance tables
by June Fleming Designed to show hikers, backpackers, and other outdoor roamers how to make practical use of map and compass, along with other routefinding skills, this handbook deals with situations and problems travelers are likely to encounter. -/-/-/-SPLIT-\-\-\- Description...
2017 Edition, Vol I & II Combined The American Practical Navigator (NGA Pub No. 9) describes the modern principles of marine navigation and includes the formulas, tables, data and instructions required by navigators to perform the computations associated with dead reckoning,...
By David Seidman & Paul ClevelandNow with full-color topographic maps and featuring the latest on electronic navigation, The Essential Wilderness Navigator is the clearest and most up-to-date route-finding primer available. Providing readers with exercises for developing a directional ‘sixth sense,'...
By Bruce BauerLoran and GPS notwithstanding, there will always be a place for the sextant aboard any blue-water boat, if for no other reason than the thrill and mystery of finding one's position on earth by gazing at the heavens....