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Navigation & seamanship

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Reeds Marine Distance Tables 16th edition

Reeds Marine Distance Tables 16th edition

Author: Miranda Delmar-Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2020

Reeds Marine Distance Tables are the perfect ready-reckoner for captains, navigators and owners of merchant and cruise ships large and small wanting a quick and accurate distance reference between all the regularly used commercial ports around the world. They are also of increasing value to the superyacht fleet. The book is divided into key 'market areas', and includes a pull-out map for area identification and easy see-at-a-glance port reference. Traffic Separation Schemes are calculated into the tables whilst the distance to any port not included can easily be determined by making an approximation from the next closest port. Useful tables of major 'turning points' around the world (such as Cape Finisterre, Cape Horn and the Dover Straits), Transatlantic distances, world time zones, and time and speed conversion tables are also included. As well as incorporating general updates and improvements, this edition has been expanded to include distances both within and through the North West Passage, providing high latitude linkage between major North Pacific ports such as Vancouver, Vladivostok and Shanghai and those in the North Atlantic, Norwegian and Barents Seas, such as Reykjavik, Narvik and Archangel. Reeds Marine Distance Tables are an invaluable reference for ship owners, operators, brokers, navigators and superyacht skippers. Using this one reference, anyone can calculate the shortest or most economical distances between all the major ports in the world. 'A first class reference' Nautical Magazine 'Clear and simple support for anyone wanting to calculate the shortest or most economical distance between major ports' Telegraph

Passage Planning Companion

Passage Planning Companion

Author: Alastair Buchan Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 03/09/2019

A compact, handy summary of the key things you need to consider when planning a passage by sea and when managing your ship on that passage: the perfect quick reference guide to keep onboard. The book covers the timetable for developing a passage plan and goes through all the elements you should consider: port information, routeing, weather, tides, timings and safety. It then takes you through ship management on the passage: the crew briefing, roles, routines, pre-sail checks, watch keeping and much more. Splash-proof and spiral bound - allowing you to lay it out flat on the chart table - this little book stands up to frequent use and will be a valued companion as you plan and execute your passage.

List of Lights Vol N East Mediterranean & Black Seas

List of Lights Vol N East Mediterranean & Black Seas

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2019

Admiralty Sailding Direction : Bering Sea & Strait Pilot

Admiralty Sailding Direction : Bering Sea & Strait Pilot

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

Admiralty Tide Tables Volume 3 - Indian Ocean

Admiralty Tide Tables Volume 3 - Indian Ocean

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Baltic Pilot Volume 3

Baltic Pilot Volume 3

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2019

Admiralty List of Lights Volume C - Baltic Sea

Admiralty List of Lights Volume C - Baltic Sea

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

Bay of Biscay Pilot

Bay of Biscay Pilot

Author: Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/06/2019

Rapid Sight Reduction Vol 3

Rapid Sight Reduction Vol 3

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

Admiralty Lists of Radio Signals Volume 5 - Global Maritime Distress & Safety System

Admiralty Lists of Radio Signals Volume 5 - Global Maritime Distress & Safety System

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019

Admiralty Tide Tables Volume 2 - North Atlantic Ocean & Arctic Regions

Admiralty Tide Tables Volume 2 - North Atlantic Ocean & Arctic Regions

Author: Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2019