Practical Navigation for the Modern Boat Owner
Teaches modern navigation - backed up the traditional `pencil and paper` approach. This book leads you through various aspects of navigation of your boat in a logical order. It includes topics such as: GPS - satellites, receivers and position; Shape of the Earth - distance and direction; and Finding your Position - where am I now?
1. The Global Positioning System.
2. Our Address on the Earth`s Surface.
3. The Magnetic Compass.
4. Constructing a Route.
6. Boat Speed.
7. Depth Sounders.
8. Finding Position.
9. Passage Planning.
11. Automatic Identification System.
14. Personal Computers.
Appendix A. Deduced Reckoning and Estimated Position.
Appendix B. Course to Steer.
Appendix C. Tidal Heights and Tidal Streams.
Appendix D. Tidal Planning and Plotting.