eBook Emergency Navigation, 2nd Edition : Improvised and No-Instrument Methods for the Prudent Mariner, Burch David
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EMERGENCY NAVIGATION, 2ND EDITION : IMPROVISED AND NO-INSTRUMENT METHODS FOR THE PRUDENT MARINER 

por el autor   Burch David


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ISBN: 0000071481842
Tema: Deportes - Deportes de pelota
Editorial: Mc Graw Hill Interamericana
Fecha publicación: 2011
Idioma: Inglés
Formato electrónico:  EPUB  (9360KB)

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Find Your Way at Sea, No Matter What Inherently interesting and fun to read . . . provides the clearest understanding of general navigation principles we've seen yet. --BoatU.S. Thorough and authoritative. --Sea Kayaker A definitive work of instant appeal to seamen of all levels of experience. --The Navigation Foundation Every sailor knows that instruments can fail. Things get wet, break, fall overboard. Whether you re safe on your boat or drifting in a life raft, let David Burch show you how to find your way no matter what navigational equipment you have. Often relying on common materials like a small stick, a plastic bottle, even a pair of sunglasses, Burch explains how to make use of all available means--from the ancient skills of Polynesian navigators to the contrails of airliners overhead--to calculate speed, direction, latitude, and longitude and to perform all aspects of piloting and dead reckoning.Learn how to Steer by sun, stars, wind, and swells Estimate current and leeway Improvise your own knotmeter or plumb-bob sextant Find the sun in a fogbank Estimate latitude with a plate and a knotted string And more vital information

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