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Local Knowledge- A Skipper's Reference (Tacoma to Ketchikan)

Fine Edge Nautical & Recreational Publishing

By Kevin Monahan

This reference guide for the pilot house is an assortment of valuable navigation tools including over 50 pages of handy distance tables between all of the major ports and anchorages for navigation planning between Tacoma and Ketchikan. It includes strategies for challenging the currents in places like Johnstone Strait and the Yucultas, conversion tables, time, distance and speed tables, weather reference data, radio procedures and frequencies, and a number of useful information resources to answer many of the questions that come up while underway. Written by Kevin Monahan, an officer in the Canadian Coast Guard, and former fisherman and delivery captain, this book provides the local knowledge to simplify navigation and safe passage from Tacoma to Ketchikan.