Celestial Navigation: A Practical Guide to Knowing Where You by David Berson

By David Berson

Learn—and Appreciate—What grasp Navigators Have Practiced for hundreds of years during this Hands-on, pleasant Approach.

Celestial navigation, in all its types, is sort of as previous as mankind. a person who can grasp its intricacies stands on the finish of an extended line of grasp navigators that's centuries old—an specialist between many that will be misplaced with electronics.

David Berson, a columnist for Ocean Navigator journal and an teacher at either the sea Navigator institution of Seamanship and onboard the learning schooner Ocean Star, bargains right here an strategy that's clean, specific, and certain to draw a brand new new release of readers trying to demystify this crucial paintings for sailors.
Through his hands-on coursework Berson has built a realistic and learnable approach to educating that has appealed to a brand new new release of scholars. he'll proportion his confirmed technique right here for the 1st time.

While many books on celestial navigation insist this age-old artwork is required purely whilst electronics fail, Berson makes use of a distinct strategy that enables boaters to mix either the fashionable and the normal. No different books does that.

In Celestial Navigation, as he does in his well known column and sessions, Berson simplifies the maths that so usually frightens and deters strength students.

Berson takes an analogous procedure along with his writing that he does along with his sessions and columns,informal true-life anecdotes that entertain in addition to train. To Berson, celestial navigation is own and worthy. a person studying this booklet will seize his contagious enthusiasm.

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