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Reeds Astro Navigation Tables 2020

by Kendall Carter

Reeds Astro Navigation Tables 2020 Synopsis

Reeds Astro Navigation Tables is an established book of annual astro-navigation tables compiled specifically for the needs of yachtsmen. It contains all the information the ocean-going sailor needs (without the bulk) in order to navigate by the sun, moon, planets and stars, using tables devised by practical ocean navigators. This book, together with a sextant, will enable sailors to navigate confidently and safely when out of the sight of land. The book continues to feature the well-received additions of the past couple of years, including forms to help determine True Altitude (for the sun, planets and stars), Calculated Altitude (using the versine formula) and Azimuth (using the ABC Tables), as well as a pro forma for calculating Intercept. With 8 extra pages and an improved layout, there is plenty of space for making notes and calculations.

Reeds Astro Navigation Tables 2020 Press Reviews

Nothing I have seen comes near to the sensible format which I see before me * Tom Cunliffe, RYA Yachtmaster Examiner, author and sailor * Slim, modestly priced volume with clear, easily retrievable information * Cruising * Well tried and familiar to many experienced sailors * RYA News *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781472968609
Publication date: 22nd August 2019
Author: Kendall Carter
Publisher: Reeds an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 80 pages
Categories: Boating, Navigation & seamanship,

About Kendall Carter

Kendall Carter was the pilot for HMS Ark Royal between 1991 and 1994, and also ran the Royal Navy's Navigation School. He was later harbour master for Portsmouth Harbour, and is now based in Australia, where he acts as a consultant for the Port Authority of New South Wales (Sydney).

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