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Navigation & seamanship

See below for a selection of the latest books from Navigation & seamanship category. Presented with a red border are the Navigation & seamanship books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Navigation & seamanship books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Navigation Companion

Navigation Companion

Author: Tim Davison Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 22/01/2019

A handy, splash-proof, on-the-water summary of the key things you need to know about navigation at sea: the perfect quick reference guide to keep onboard. The book covers all the navigation essentials: charts, compass, tides, standard and secondary ports, dead reckoning, estimated position, course to steer, lights, GPS, waypoints and buoyage in a highly illustrated format making it easy to understand at a glance - ideal for those moments when you need an answer, and you need it fast! Spiral bound, this little companion stands up to frequent use and serves as a great aide-memoire.

Imray Chart G31

Imray Chart G31

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

Limin Ay. Nikolaou (N. Kea) (1:17 500) Approaches to Finikas (N.Siros) (1:20 000) Ormos Naousis (N.Paros) (1:40 000) Mikonos & Approaches (N. Mikonos) (1:30 000) Ormos Gavriou (N.Andros) (1:30 000)

Imray Chart G121

Imray Chart G121

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

On this 2019 edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. The display of buoyage within the Levkas Canal has been improved. The latest harbour developments at Vasiliki (N. Levkas) are included. Submarine cables and firing practice areas have been updated. There has been general updating throughout.

Imray chart G12

Imray chart G12

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

On this 2019 edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. The display of buoyage within the Levkas Canal has been improved. Submarine cables and firing practice areas have been updated. There has been general updating throughout.

Imray Chart G141

Imray Chart G141

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

On this 2019 edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. Submarine cables have been updated and firing practice areas have been added. Numerous harbour developments have been included. There has been general updating throughout.

Imray Chart G16

Imray Chart G16

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/01/2019

Limin Killinis (1:12 500) Limin Katakolou (1:20 000) Ormos Kiparissias (1:7500) Ormos Navarinou (1:30 000) Stenon Methonis (1:20 000) Limenas Kalamatas (1:12 500)

Imray Chart G14

Imray Chart G14

Author: Imray Imray Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/01/2019

On this 2019 edition the chart specification has been improved to show coloured light flashes. Submarine cables have been updated. There has been general updating throughout.

Norie's Nautical Tables

Norie's Nautical Tables

Author: Capt AG Blance Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2019

Tides

Tides

Author: Philip M. Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/12/2018

Tides: A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams prepares the reader for the Officer of the Watch and Master/Mate certificates required by all officers on commercial seagoing vessels. From the formation of tides and tidal stream data, right through to practice questions with answers, and even mock exam papers, this book will provide you with all the reference material you need in order to pass your exams.

Tides

Tides

Author: Philip M. Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/12/2018

Tides: A Primer for Deck Officers and Officer of the Watch Exams prepares the reader for the Officer of the Watch and Master/Mate certificates required by all officers on commercial seagoing vessels. From the formation of tides and tidal stream data, right through to practice questions with answers, and even mock exam papers, this book will provide you with all the reference material you need in order to pass your exams.

World Voyage Planner

World Voyage Planner

Author: Jimmy Cornell, Ivan Cornell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/09/2018

Jimmy Cornell is the undisputed authority on long distance voyaging. In the new edition of this book, he and his son Ivan help the would-be voyager plan their trip step by step. Aimed at those seriously contemplating an extended cruise (and those dreaming about the possibility), this book will give an idea of what is involved in developing the right strategy. Amongst many important aspects, Jimmy and Ivan consider: - World weather systems - Strategies for sailing long or short circuits in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans - The pros and cons of different routes at different times of year (taking into account weather, currents, wind directions and strengths, likelihood of fog, icebergs, gales, etc) - The pros and cons, attractions and dangers of different routes (such as the problem of piracy) - Practicalities (repair facilities, common gear breakage on extended voyages, places to leave the boat to fly home if necessary, health considerations, provisioning for a long trip, personal safety measures, and much more) - Jimmy's top ten list of common things that ruin a voyage Written from a completely international point of view, World Voyage Planner can help sailors from any country going to any other country to achieve a safe and enjoyable cruise.

Reeds Looseleaf Update Pack 2019

Reeds Looseleaf Update Pack 2019

Author: Perrin Towler, Mark Fishwick Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

The Reeds Looseleaf Update Pack provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, the Azores and Madeira. A versatile system that combines almanac and pilotage information in a convenient looseleaf form, the Looseleaf Almanac is inserted into a durable binder which stays open on the chart table and lets the user tailor the Almanac to their needs by complementing the contents supplied with whatever information they may want to add or take out. The Update Pack 2019 is for those who have bought the Reeds Looseleaf Almanac in previous years and just want to update their information rather than buy the binder again. Includes 700 harbour chartlets, Harbour facilities, Tide tables and streams, 7,500 waypoints, International codes and flags, Weather, Distance tables, Passage advice, Area planning charts, Rules of the road, Radio information, Communications, Safety, Documentation and customs. The 2019 edition is updated throughout, containing over 45,000 changes. Also includes a free Reeds Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at: www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk There are some things I would not go to sea without - Reeds is one of them Sir Chay Blyth The big, bold, extravagantly comprehensive king of Almanacs Yachting World On every cruising boat you'll find one of these. Don't start your engines without it Motor Boat and Yachting The bible of almanacs Classic Boat