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Boater's bowditch : the small craft American practical navigator

Author: Richard Keith Hubbard
Publisher: New York ; London : McGraw-Hill, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Employing several diagrams and photographs, this book explains the basic and practical concepts and techniques used by professional navigators. It includes information on navigation tools such as GPS  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Keith Hubbard
ISBN: 0071361367 9780071361361
OCLC Number: 44059064
Description: 416 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Introduction Part 1: Fundamentals of Navigation 1. Basic Navigational Concepts 2. Buoys, Beacons, and Lights 3. The Compass 4. Tides 5. Dead Reckoning 6. Piloting Part 2: Electronic Navigation 7. Radio Waves in Navigation 8. Satellite Navigation 9. Loran-C Navigation 10. Radar Navigation 11. Electronic Charts Part 3: Celestial Navigation 12. Navigational Astronomy 13. The Sextant 14. Time 15. The Almanacs 16. Sight Reduction 17. Practical Techniques in Navigation Part 4: Navigation Safety 18. Navigation Rules and Regulations 19. Navigation Safety 20. Marine Weather 21. Oceanography Tables Glossary Bibliography Index
Responsibility: Richard Keith Hubbard.

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