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Pencil, Paper and Stars free pdf Today's sailors rely on GPS for position finding and passage making. But what happens if your electronic navigation systems fail? This book provides you with simple, practical, get-you-home navigation techniques. These easy techniques require no complicated mathematics. Learn the principles of navigation and you will have confidence in your decision-making when you need it most. You will also learn how to make simple instruments using materials and equipment likely to be found on every boat, and how to use them at sea. With colourful and clear diagrams to aid learning, you will be confident in continuing your passage in a safe and seamanlike manner if the electronics let you down.

About Alistair Buchan

Alastair Buchan began sailing on the Clyde. In a Hurley 20 he sailed single-handed round Britain and made his first single-handed Atlantic circuit. He made his second in a Dockrell 27 sailing from Britain to the Caribbean and on to the USA via Venezuela and Cuba before sailing home.

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Author : Alistair Buchan
Publisher : Fernhurst Books Limited
Data Published : 17 October 2013
ISBN : 1909911046
EAN : 9781909911048
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 200 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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