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Basic Coastal Navigation
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Basic Coastal Navigation

Price per Unit (piece): HK$50.00

Author: Frank J. Larkin
Publisher: Sheridan House
Format: Hardback USED
ISBN: 1574090526

An introduction to piloting for sail and power

This is a clearly written, easy to understand introduction to coastal navigation, outlining most of the techniques of piloting that are still fundamental to safe navigation even with today's electronic aids. Step by step, the reader is guided from simple to more complex piloting solutions and soon 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.

Key advantages:
• Fully updated new edition
• Perfect for sail and power
• Clear, easy to understand layout and instructions
• Comprehensive coverage of all aspects of coastal navigation
• Review questions and answers
• Suitable for self-study and Coast Guard or similar courses


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Last Updated: 21 January 2018