Sailing by the stars
This popular guide to celestial navigation, by Australia's bestselling yachting author, is now fully revised and updated.
Jeff Toghill makes the complex subject of celestial navigation simple enough for even the most nonmathematical minded sailor. This indispensible guide provides detail on:
- Plotting position by sun, planets and stars;
related navigational routines, such as checking the compass by using - - heavenly objects;
- taking radio time signals;
- adjusting the sextant for day to day corrections;
- advances in electronic navigation.
This book can also be used with its companion book Coastal Navigation, also by Jeff Toghill, for a comprehensive guide to navigation.