Marine Chartwork

Author(s) D. A. Moore
Publisher Stanford Maritime
Date 1981
Pages 108
Format pdf
Size 3 Mb







The history of marine navigation starts from the use of the ancient landmarks to the contemporary sophisticated techniques of e-navigation, embracing a science featuring so many different facets. The main purpose of the present volume is to demonstrate the fundamental principles of sailing to the students preparing for the GCE and RYA/D.Tp. exams. The content of the publication covers the respective syllabuses.

The volume will definitely prove very valuable to the practicing yachtsmen willing to venture well beyond the home estuary. The author has provided thorough explanations of the basic principles of finding the position of the ship and plotting the lines. The theoretical part of the publication is supplemented with numerous worked examples making the understanding of the content much easier.

There are many informative illustrations and data diagrams included. The efforts made by the author have eventually resulted in this brilliant book which has already been appreciated by the navigators all around the world. It is excellent for self-training and classroom, regardless of the knowledge and practical experience you have, it will contribute in the improvement of your navigation skills.

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