Sailing for Beginners

Sailing for Beginners

Celestial Navigation

Celestial Navigation

Coastal Navigation

$22.99
ISBN
9781864364576

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More Information
By Jeff Toghill
Format Paperback / softback
Page Extent 120
Book Size 208 x 136 x 9
Imprint New Holland Publishers
Release Date 1 Feb 1999
Subject Classification Transport technology & trades / Shipbuilding technology, engineering & trades / Navigation & seamanship

Everything a small boat owner needs to know before he/she sets course

This handbook on small boat coastal navigation includes: - dealing with charts and compasses - navigational equipment - how to plot a course - understanding the effects of winds, currents and weather systems - correct harbour practice. There is also a chapter on electronic coastal navigation.

Jeff Toghill

Jeff Toghill is the author of more than 60 books and writes extensively for magazines, television and radio. He has explored the city bush of Sydney on foot for more than 30 years. As a yacht master and marine consultant he has a lifelong passion for the unique city of Sydney and its harbour.