Celestial Navigation - A Home Study Course David Burch


Published: December 20th 2012

Kindle Edition

476 pages


Celestial Navigation - A Home Study Course  by  David Burch

Celestial Navigation - A Home Study Course by David Burch
December 20th 2012 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 476 pages | ISBN: | 10.15 Mb

Learn how to find position at sea from timed sextant sights of the sun, moon, stars, and planets plus other routine and special procedures of safe, efficient offshore navigation. No previous navigation experience is required — the only math involved is arithmetic (adding and subtracting angles and times).This is a practical, how-to-do-it book, which also includes clear explanations of how it works and how to do it well.

Plus this book includes other crucial factors of ocean navigation, such as logbook procedures, dead reckoning, error analysis, route planning, etc. At the end of this book, you will be ready for ocean navigation.More than 20,000 students have successfully learned celestial from these materials and gone on to cross oceans or circumnavigate the globe.

Besides ocean sailors, record-setting ocean rowers and deck officers from Navy warships have used this text to master celestial navigation.Practice exercises, tables selections, full solutions are included. Suggested work forms and plotting sheets are available online at no charge. www.starpath.com/celnavbook.

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