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Paperback Dimensions: 185 x 244 x 7mm Publication Date: 1993
Whether you go to sea under sail or power, your first passage overnights or out of sight of land should be one of life's most satisfying experiences. In this book Tom Cunliffe, who is an instructor of enormous personal experience, guides you through all the techniques you need to master - and shows you how to draw them together in practice to ensure a smooth trip and safe landfall.
A review of the basic arts of navigation
How to predict the tide - and make it work for you
How to keep a realistic check on your navigational accuracy and modify your tactics accordingly
An analysis of the vital relationship between the fix and the estimated position
Safe and constructive use of electronic aids to navigation
Passage planning for an enjoyable, satisfying voyage
Passage making: a systematic, no-nonsense approach
Recommended for RYA / DTp Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore courses.
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