15.06.2021

SMALL CRAFT PILOTING & COASTAL NAVIGATION

Small craft piloting & coastal navigation

Author(s) A. E. Saunders
Publisher Van Nostrand Reinhold
Date 1982
Pages 287
Format pdf
Size 15 Mb
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This volume by A. Saunders was released to serve as a valuable reference tool for the students of navigation. It will be equally useful for the professional experienced mariners and the novices. The publication will provide both categories of readers with the detailed and understandable explanations supplemented with the hundreds of informative illustrations and nautical charts to make sure that the learners have duly grasped the essentials of marine navigation.

The text part of the volume presents all required info so the readers will find all they need in the pages of a single title. The beginners will appreciate the information provided on the use of the basic shipboard equipment as well as the navigation rules, usage of the nautical equipment and charts etc. the more experienced boaters, in turn, will definitely like the update on the advanced piloting techniques and many other useful information.

Having started with the basic navigation rules and regulations, the readers will then proceed to the buoyage systems, compass, nautical charts and compass errors, maintaining the log and performing elementary plotting activities, and after that the chapters covering the running fixes, review of the positioning, sextant, etc. will follow.

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