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Basic Coastal Navigation

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Description for Basic Coastal Navigation Hardcover. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: TRLN; WGG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 260 x 183 x 18. Weight in Grams: 761.
This clear and accessible introduction to coastal navigation outlines most of the techniques of piloting that are still fundamental to safe navigation even with modern electronic aids. Step-by-step, the reader is guided from simple to more complex piloting solutions. In addition to dead-reckoning techniques, the author covers tides and currents and explains how to use LORAN C and GPS. There are numerous illustrations throughout the text and practice problems at the end of each chapter. Key Advantages: fully updated new edition, perfect for sail and power, clear layout and instructions, comprehensive overage of all aspects of coastal navigation, review ... Read more

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Sheridan House Australia Pty Ltd Australia
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Lanham, United States
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About Frank J. Larkin
Frank J. Larkin is a Master Mariner with some 30 years of boating experience. He is an instructor in boating safety and coastal navigation and was until recently District Staff Officer-Aids to Navigation with the Coast Guard Auxiliary.

Reviews for Basic Coastal Navigation
useful as a study tool for those preparing for Coast Guard and similar navigation courses.
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Every navigator would benefit from having this comprehensive reference book available as a refresher or for new skills.
Ocean Navigator
An excellent self-teaching textbook....His approach is straightforward and his sense of humor refreshing.
The Ensign
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