coastal navigation book

Coastal
Navigation

Presented in Simple,
step-by-step methods

ideal for both students
and instructors.

ABOUT THE BOOK

Coastal Navigation for Class and Home Study
was prepared from the notes handed out to students during some
20 years of teaching Coastal Navigation to private & professional pilots
and mariners. It has been thoroughly tested over these years,
is well proven, and reflects the numerous comments
received from students and other instructors.

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The book is copiously illustrated with clear graphics using the international system of labeling. It provides simple and straightforward step-by-step methods. Additional notes and explanations are given in the areas where students traditionally experience difficulties, together with supplementary examples and exercises.

The companion book, Coastal Navigation Exercises, offers all the exercises needed for practice. The Power Point presentation associated with this course can be downloaded free-of-charge from this website. The use of the Course and Exercise books, and the associated free PPT presentation, will greatly facilitate the job of any Coastal Navigation Instructor.

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Preview Full Chapter Samples of the Book

To preview or download a PDF, click on the link below each page.

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charts

Excerpt: Chapter 2
Charts

coordinates

Excerpt: Chapter 5
Coordinates

advanced lines of position

Excerpt: Chapter 11
Advanced Lines of Position

tides

Excerpt: Chapter 13
Tides