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. an individual 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 tuition of Seamanship and onboard the learning schooner Ocean Star, bargains right here an process that's clean, distinct, and likely to draw a brand new new release of readers trying to demystify this crucial artwork for sailors.
Through his hands-on coursework Berson has constructed a realistic and learnable approach to educating that has appealed to a brand new new release of scholars. he'll percentage his confirmed technique the following for the 1st time.

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

In Celestial Navigation, as he does in his renowned column and sessions, Berson simplifies the maths that so frequently frightens and deters power students.

Berson takes a similar procedure along with his writing that he does along with his periods and columns,informal true-life anecdotes that entertain in addition to teach. To Berson, celestial navigation is own and beneficial. somebody examining this ebook will trap his contagious enthusiasm.

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