A concise guide to astro-navigation for anyone sailing an ocean-going yacht and for those taking the RYA's Ocean Yachtmaster exam. Worked examples and sample exercises provide an understanding and help to develop the practical skills, and the explanations facilitate quick reference and revision.
The solar system; the celestial sphere; the PZX triangle; the sextant; the chronometer or deck watch; finding latitude; finding longitude; position-fixing by the sun - sun method; position-fixing by the stars and planets; the use of the moon; checking the compass; time zones; great-circle sailing; electronic navigation; ocean meteorology; ocean-passage planning.
The Concise Ocean Navigator by Mike Bowyer
Concise Navigation S.
Used - Very Good
David & Charles
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