Celestial Navigation download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tom Cunliffe

Celestial Navigation download free [PDF and Ebook] by Tom Cunliffe year 2012
  • Book name: Celestial Navigation
  • Author: Tom Cunliffe
  • Release date: 2012/4/25
  • Publisher: FERNHURST BOOKS LIMITED
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Technology and Engineering
  • ISBN: 9780470666333
  • Rating: 7.84 of 10
  • Votes: 834
  • Review by: Ray Najera
  • Review rating: 7.78 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/1
  • Total pages: 80
  • Includes a PDF summary of 8 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Guiding a craft using one of the oldest of the mariner's arts-celestial navigation As romantic-sounding as sailing to Tahiti did centuries ago, using the sun, moon, planets, and stars to guide one's boat on the seas is enjoying a comeback. For those who do not wish to be caught short when modern technology fails on board, knowing how to chart a path with the aid of a sextant is an essential navigating skill. In Celestial Navigation , veteran yachtsman, Tom Cunliffe, reveals how any boat owner can master this seafaring technique, without complex mathematics, using his simplified approach. Readers begin with a sound foundation of basic concepts and definitions, before moving on to the hardware-the sextant and how to use it. Within a few pages, you'll be working out your latitude from a noon sight, and learning how to plot a position from observing the sun, planets, moon or stars-or wherever you may be on the world's oceans.Helps readers prepare for the RYA Yachtsmaster Ocean Exam, which includes celestial navigation as a requirement Includes clear diagrams and worked examples to help guide the novice navigator New edition has downloadable material, a new chapter on electronic navigation as well as the bonus feature of online video demonstrations Whether setting out to sea on a short or long journey, Celestial Navigation is an essential guide to using the sun, moon, planets, and stars as your guideposts home.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 5H31M59S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Water Sports & Recreations, Navigation & Seamanship, Ships & Shipping, Sailing, Astronomy, Space & Time
  • Available formats: TXT, EPUB, WORD, PDF, DOC, JPEG, MobiPocket, XPS. Compressed in RAR, IMG, ARJ, TAR.LZO, TBZ, ZIP, TZ
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 13.67 USD
  • Dimensions: 170x238x6mm
  • Weight: 210g
  • Printed by: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Published in: Chichester, England, United States
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