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Sextant: A Young Man's Daring Sea Voyage and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans
Sextant: A Young Man's Daring Sea Voyage and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans
by David Barrie
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In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring... (read more)

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Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen
Celestial Navigation for Yachtsmen
by Mary Blewitt
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There is deep mystery and profound satisfaction in finding your position on earth by reference to the sun, moon, and stars--not to mention profound relief when the GPS receiver stops working in mid-passage. That is why knowledge of celestial navigation... (read more)

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The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention That Changed the World
The Riddle of the Compass: The Invention That Changed the World
by Amir D Aczel
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The story of the compass is shrouded in mystery and myth, yet most will agree it begins around the time of the birth of Christ in ancient China. A mysterious lodestone whose powers affected metal was known to the Chinese emperor. When this piece of metal... (read more)

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Modern Seamanship
Modern Seamanship
by Don Dodds
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A comprehensive ready-reference guide for all recreational... (read more)

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The American Practical Navigator: Bowditch
The American Practical Navigator: Bowditch
by Bowditch
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The American Practical Navigator, first published in 1802, was billed as the “epitome of navigation” by its original author, Nathaniel Bowditch, an early American mathematician who is often considered the founder of modern maritime... (read more)

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The Complete On-Board Celestial Navigator
The Complete On-Board Celestial Navigator
by George G Bennett
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"A practical, convenient, and economical solution for the mariner who wants a backup system to GPS that contains all the essential instructions and data."Foundation for the Art of Navigation Your All-in-One Navigation Tool Kit Celestial navigation... (read more)

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The Weekend Navigator, 2nd Edition
The Weekend Navigator, 2nd Edition
by Robert Sweet
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Read what the the U.S. Power Squadron and the U.S. Coast Guard trust as the definitive authority on electronic navigation, now updated with the latest electronic technologies and methods The Weekend Navigator teaches you how to navigate using today's... (read more)

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Duttons Navigation & Piloting 14TH Edition
Duttons Navigation & Piloting 14TH Edition
by Benjamin Dutton
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For a firm foundation in piloting, dead reckoning, celestial navigation, and radio navigation, and fast access to specific information, this is the reference to use.... (read more)

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Illustrated Navigation
Illustrated Navigation
by Ivar Dedekam
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This beautifully illustrated manual teaches you to navigate by traditional navigation, electronic navigation (using GPS and radar) and celestial navigation (using sextant, tables and a watch). The author has been sailing for more than 25 years and has... (read more)

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Celestial Navigation: What the Ocean Yachtmaster Needs to Know
Celestial Navigation: What the Ocean Yachtmaster Needs to Know
by Tom Cunliffe
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Celestial navigation is the one of the oldest of the mariner's arts - and one of the most awe-inspiring. To guide a small boat across the trackless oceans using only a simple measuring device - the sextant - and the knowledge of the sun, moon and stars... (read more)

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Wisconsin Lighthouses: A Photographic and Historical Guide, Revised Edition
Wisconsin Lighthouses: A Photographic and Historical Guide, Revised Edition
by Ken And Barb Wardius. Wardius
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“Lighthouses are a reflection of the human spirit and a mirror to our past.”—from the Introduction No symbol is more synonymous with Wisconsin’s rich maritime traditions than the lighthouse. These historic beacons conjure myriad... (read more)

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Chapman Piloting & Seamanship
Chapman Piloting & Seamanship
by Jonathan (edt) Eaton
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More than ever, boaters need a single comprehensive reference that combines the best traditions of seamanship with cutting-edge practices, gear, and technology. That's why, for nearly a century, Chapman Piloting & Seamanship has remained the most... (read more)

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Learn To Navigate By the Tutorial System Developed At Harvard (92 Edition)
Learn To Navigate By the Tutorial System Developed At Harvard (92 Edition)
by Charles A. Whitney
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Here is a book on piloting and celestial navigation that approaches these subjects from a new direction. Although it has a textbook structure, the authors have attempted to give it a tutorial slant so that it can be used by individuals outside the... (read more)

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The Barefoot Navigator: Navigating with the Skills of the Ancients
The Barefoot Navigator: Navigating with the Skills of the Ancients
by Jack Lagan
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The Barefoot Navigator is an unusual and fascinating exploration of the skills of navigation employed by the ancients and transferable to the present day. The first half of the book investigates the navigation capabilities of seafarers long before modern... (read more)

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Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell
Celestial Navigation in a Nutshell
by Hewitt Schlereth
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Practical considerations aside, there is something soul-satisfying about looking to the sky in plotting one's course. Even as electronic navigational devices proliferate, celestial navigation remains an essential tool for those who wish to be prepared... (read more)

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The Science of Navigation: From Dead Reckoning to GPS
The Science of Navigation: From Dead Reckoning to GPS
by Mark. Denny
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In today's world of online maps and travel directions delivered wirelessly to hand-held devices, getting from place to place requires little thought from most of us--which is a good thing, since accurate navigation can be tricky. Get your bearings with... (read more)

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The Sextant Handbook
The Sextant Handbook
by Bruce Bauer
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"The wealth of useful material is prodigious and by the time one has reached the back cover, the sextant is an old friend. Just as important, Cdr. Bauer deals comprehensively with maintenance and service, and his advice on how to select and assess a... (read more)

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Primer of Navigation 7TH Edition
Primer of Navigation 7TH Edition
by George Webbe Mixter
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Since 1940 one of the most relied-upon navigation textbooks. Newly revised 7th edition reflects all the latest developments in coastal piloting, celestial navigation, and electronic communication. Simple enough for beginners, thorough enough for advanced... (read more)

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Learn to Navigate: The No-Nonsense Guide for Everyone
Learn to Navigate: The No-Nonsense Guide for Everyone
by Basil Mosenthal
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Learn to Navigate has been the bestselling introduction to navigation for almost 20 years. With its refreshingly new approach, it introduces the basics in non-technical language, and takes the reader through each step with explanatory illustrations... (read more)

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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation
The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation
by Tim Bartlett
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The Adlard Coles Book of Navigation is the perfect reference for anyone following an RYA navigation course, from Day Skipper through to Yachtmaster Offshore and for any seafarer requiring a knowledge of navigation. This highly practical book explains... (read more)

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