Mastering Navigation At Sea

Author: Paul Boissier
Editor: Skipper's Library
ISBN: 9781912621095
File Size: 63,75 MB
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This book is thoughtfully written to help yachtsmen enjoy the sea, and to do so safely. It's not another navigation textbook - it's well-informed, easy to read and honest. With a lifetime's experience at sea, the author brings the subject to life to help sailors refresh their knowledge of, and enthusiasm for, the timeless skills of navigation.
Mastering Navigation at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Paul Boissier
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher: Skipper's Library

This book is thoughtfully written to help yachtsmen enjoy the sea, and to do so safely. It's not another navigation textbook - it's well-informed, easy to read and honest. With a lifetime's experience at sea, the author brings the subject to life to help sailors refresh their knowledge of, and
Mastering Navigation at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Paul Boissier
Categories: Transportation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-30 - Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited

A lot of people are drawn to the sea, and for good reason – it’s the world’s last wild and largely unspoilt wilderness. But to properly enjoy the sea, and to do so safely, you must have the skills, knowledge and confidence to plan thoroughly and stay one step ahead
Weather at Sea
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Simon Rowell
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-03 - Publisher: Fernhurst Books Limited

The weather affects everyone at sea, whether you are pottering along the coast, motoring from port to port or sailing to another continent. This book explains the basic principles that govern the weather from a practical, on the water, sailor’s point of view. It goes through global, regional and then
Mastering the Inland Seas
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Theodore Karamanski
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020 - Publisher:

Theodore J. Karamanski's sweeping maritime history demonstrates the far-ranging impact that the tools and infrastructure developed for navigating the Great Lakes had on the national economies, politics, and environment of continental North America. Synthesizing popular as well as original historical scholarship, Karamanski weaves a colorful narrative illustrating how disparate private
Mapping the World
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ralph E. Ehrenberg, National Geographic Society (U.S.)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: National Geographic Society

"This book highlights more than a hundred maps from every era and every part of the world. Organized chronologically, they display an astonishing variety of cartographic styles and techniques. They range from priceless artistic masterworks like the 1507 Waldseemuller world map, the first to use the name "America, " to