27.06.2021

PRACTICAL YACHT NAVIGATOR

Practical yacht navigator

Author(s) Kenneth Wilkes
Publisher David McKay Co.
Date 1978
Pages 207
Format pdf
Size 26 Mb
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The present manual contains all information that shall be passed to the navigators of the small ships and boats in connection with handling their vessels across the seas as well as near the coastline. The content of the book is very well developed by the professional mariner and is actually aimed at modern boaters willing to improve their knowledge using the clear and informative data diagrams and images; of course, these information sources are duly supported with the good and detailed explanations in the text form.

Numerous real life examples have been provided by the author to illustrate the material and make it even easier to understand. The readers will get to know so much more about the tides and fogs, using the essential equipment installed on board, such as the steering compass, navigation and radio communication equipment, echo sounders, sailing computers etc. in addition to that, they will get the very basics of the calculations, considering their importance for the safety of navigation. This volume is a really best choice for those studying the navigation but do not have enough time for the special courses and shall be recommended to the mariners at all levels and experience.

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