Navigation Books

How to Read a Nautical Chart: A Complete Guide to the Symbols, Abbreviations, and Data Used on Nautical Charts

How to Read a Nautical Chart: A Complete Guide to the Symbols, Abbreviations, and Data Used on Nautical Charts

A PAPERBACK ORIGINALThe best handbook on chart usage, from one of the most trusted names in boatingIn 2000, the U.S. government ceased publication of Chart No. 1, the invaluable little book that generations of mariners have consulted to make sense of the complex system of signs, symbols, and graphic elements used in nautical charts. Now Chart No. 1 is not just reborn but expanded and improved in How to Read a Nautical Chart. The demand for a book like this has never been greater.Arranged and edited by Nigel Calder, one of today's most respected boating authors, --and containing four-color illustrations throughout, -- How to Read a Nautical Chart presents a number of original features that help readers make optimum use of the data found in Chart No. 1, including a more intuitive format, crucial background information, international chart symbol equivalents, electronic chart symbology, and thorough explanations of the practical aspects of nautical chart reading.



Chapman Navigation Rules International-Inland: U.S. Department of Homeland Security United States Coast Guard

Chapman Navigation Rules International-Inland: U.S. Department of Homeland Security United States Coast Guard

Jetsetters Magazine recommendation.



A Sailor's Guide to Wind, Waves, and Tides

A Sailor's Guide to Wind, Waves, and Tides

This guide describes in simple terms the origins and development of weather systems and their effect at sea, the nature of waves and tides, and the behaviour of vessels. It explains the weather in different latitudes, the global circulation of winds and currents, and the theory of tides.



GPS Land Navigation (Book) by Michael Ferguson

GPS Land Navigation (Book) by Michael Ferguson

Thorough, easy to understand treatment of GPS system for navigation, with info on compasses, maps, GPS hardware, how they work together. Also the various coordinate systems, use of GPS with and without a map, and what to do if hardware stops working. Great reference, too: appendices list 1000s of coordinates: highest peak in every US county, intersections of every US Interstate/Hwy. 270 pages.



Stikky Night Skies: Learn 6 Constellations, 4 Stars, A Planet, A Galaxy, And How To Navigate At Night--in One Hour, Guaranteed

Stikky Night Skies: Learn 6 Constellations, 4 Stars, A Planet, A Galaxy, And How To Navigate At Night--in One Hour, Guaranteed

Jetsetters Magazine recommendation.



Learn to Navigate: An Introduction for All Ages

Learn to Navigate: An Introduction for All Ages

Jetsetters Magazine recommendation.



Learn to Navigate

Learn to Navigate

An introduction to for anyone wanting to learn the basics of what navigation is all about. The book covers the essentials of reading a chart, understanding tides, using navigation instruments, plotting a position and planning a passage, and is suitable for novices of all ages.Paperback - 6-1/2' x 9-1/2' - 72 pages - 93 b/w



Lift the Lid on Pirates: Discover High-Seas Adventure, Build Your Own Pirate Ship, and Learn to Navigate with a 16-Century Compass! with Toy and Other

Lift the Lid on Pirates: Discover High-Seas Adventure, Build Your Own Pirate Ship, and Learn to Navigate with a 16-Century Compass! with Toy and Other

, Children's 9-12 - Books With Items



A Star to Steer Her by: A Self-Teaching Guide to Offshore Navigation

Jetsetters Magazine Special.



Electronic Navigation Systems

Electronic Navigation Systems

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The Adlard Coles Book Of Electronic Navigation

The Adlard Coles Book Of Electronic Navigation

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ELEC NAV

ELEC NAV

This work aims to provide a basic understanding of the use of modern pilotage techniques and equipment. Topics covered include radio and satellite navigation, the electronic compass, the autopilot, and the radar and its use.



Illustrated Navigation: Traditional Navigation, Electronic Navigation, Celestial Navigation - Dedekam, Ivar

Illustrated Navigation: Traditional Navigation, Electronic Navigation, Celestial Navigation - Dedekam, Ivar

ISBN: 1904475132 Published: Sep 2004 Format: Paperback Illustrated Navigation: Traditional Navigation, Electronic Navigation, Celestial Navigation



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