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Learn to Navigate free pdf Learn to Navigate has been the bestselling introduction to navigation for almost 20 years. With its refreshingly new approach, it introduces the basics in non-technical language, and takes the reader through each step with explanatory illustrations, chart extracts, screenshots and photographs. It is the ideal handbook for anyone wanting to learn the elements of navigation and how to put them into practice on the water. Recent developments in GPS and electronic charts have changed the way people navigate, and this book has been completely revised and updated to take that into account, equipping readers with both the traditional and modern skills they need to work out where they are and where they want to go. Brief and user-friendly, this non-scary guide covers: - the essentials of reading a chart (paper and electronic) - understanding tides - using traditional and electronic navigation instruments - plotting a position and planning a passage, both on paper and using a chartplotter Navigation can be a daunting subject, but this introduction brings it to life and shows that boaters of all ages can grasp the basics. 'A book that takes the reader a long way in a short space' Sailing Today

About Basil Mosenthal

Basil Mosenthal sailed for almost all his life, all over the world. The author of several bestselling books for Adlard Coles Nautical, he had a talent for explaining very simply, subjects that may at first seem rather complicated. His other books include Young Sailor, Learning to Sail, Learning the Rule of the Road, Learning to Crew, Getting Afloat and Test Yourself on the Rule of the Road. This edition has been revised by Barry Pickthall, former Yachting Correspondent for The Times and author of several books for Adlard Coles, including Buying Your First Yacht, Go Dinghy Sailing, Blue Water Sailing and Eileen Ramsay: Queen of Yachting Photography.

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Author : Basil Mosenthal
Publisher : Adlard Coles Nautical
Data Published : 02 January 2014
ISBN : 140819449X
EAN : 9781408194492
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 80 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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