Weather Workbook: Questions, Answers, and Resources on Marine WeatherStarpath Publications #ad - The section called points to ponder along with their answers provide a summary of the key decisions that must be made in practical marine weather, both in planning and underway. Sections on weather map reading are included. There are multiple choice questions as well as short essay questions all with complete answers.
The level of training covered exceeds that required for any certification or professional license exam. It can also be used by those who have learned marine weather from other sources. It provides questions and answers for all aspects of marine weather. The book is designed for all mariners, recreational and professional.
Weather Workbook: Questions, Answers, and Resources on Marine Weather #ad - These are practical questions that every mariner should know the answer to. It is a through overview of the subject. This workbook is used in training programs around the US. This workbook is designed to accompany the text Modern Marine Weather by David Burch First or Second Edition. Anyone who answers all of these questions can be confident that they have a firm and practical grasp of marine weather that will enhance their interpretation and planning around the weather.
Celestial Navigation: A Complete Home Study Course, Second EditionStarpath Publications #ad - No previous navigation experience is required. There is much new content in the text, especially in the In-Depth chapter, including more detailed discussion of the sailings and more background on the principles. 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.
We have also updated the electronic navigation section, as most ocean navigators will also be using other tools besides celestial. Plus this book includes other crucial factors of ocean navigation besides just finding out where you are from the stars, dead reckoning, error analysis, such as logbook procedures, route planning, and more.
Celestial Navigation: A Complete Home Study Course, Second Edition #ad - Burch, D. Printable work forms, plotting sheets, and other resources are available at no charge from starpath. Com/celnavbook. Our fit-slope method presented in this textbook is cited in the latest 2017 edition of Bowditch:"The common method of averaging sights is the Fit-Slope Method, e. G. This book has been used for 30 years, updated periodically as needed.
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The text covers not only the long tested traditional methods of navigation but also the efficient use of the latest technology in electronic navigation and charting, including the recent NOAA announcement that they are switching to all print-on-demand chart distribution. A navigation workbook of related practice exercises is available in print or Kindle.
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International Marine Publishing. A thorough, easy-to-read treatment of both traditional and modern small-craft navigation This book is an updated and expanded edition of a text that has been used in navigation courses for 30 years. The hallmark of good seamanship is to look ahead and be prepared.
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Authoritative, how to use information such as scale, how to read charts created by other governments, and hands-on information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts The classic How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, practical, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, projection technique and datum that every chart contains; how not to get fooled or run aground by overzooming.
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Nigel calder teaches you how to squeeze every ounce of information out of a nautical chart on your GPS, chartplotter, or nav station and understand the limits of accuracy for all charts, paper and electronic, raster and vector.
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