Item description for Navigation: A Newcomer's Guide by Sara Hopkinson...
A simple, highly-illustrated introduction to navigation for complete beginners and for Day Skipper students.
This book is a simple introduction to charts, navigation, pilotage, passage planning and basic tidal calculations. It assumes no knowledge, uses informal language and great graphics to make the subject live. It is the next best thing to attending one of Sara's navigation classes.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.29" Width: 6.69" Height: 0.31" Weight: 0.53 lbs.
Release Date Jul 31, 2006
ISBN 1904475183 ISBN13 9781904475187
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More About Sara Hopkinson
Sara Hopkinson is the co-author of the "RYA Book of Navigation Exercises" and the "RYA Competent Crew Practical Course Notes," Hopkinson is also author of Fernhurst's "VHF Afloat" and "VHF Companion," She is an experienced sailor, a Yachtmaster Instructor and Examiner, a corrector of Admiralty charts and a part-time Coastguard. She is uniquely qualified to give students an accurate but sympathetic introduction to the wonderful art of navigation.