|Paperback / softback
|207 x 136 x 9 mm (H x W x D)
|New Holland Publishers
|1 Feb 1999
|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 (1932-2017) was the author of more than 60 books and wrote extensively for magazines, television and radio. He explored the city bush of Sydney on foot for more than 30 years. As a yacht master and marine consultant he had a lifelong passion for the unique city of Sydney and its harbour.