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Coastal Navigation Using Gps For Sail and Power by Frank J. Larkin

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Published by Sheridan House .
Written in English


  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Ships & Shipbuilding - Engineering,
  • Navigation,
  • Sports,
  • Boating - General,
  • Sailing - Navigation,
  • Global Positioning System,
  • Sailing - General,
  • Coastwise navigation

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8740337M
ISBN 101574091697
ISBN 109781574091694

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An invaluable guide to the use of GPS, the revolutionary navigational technology. Larkin merges basic GPS techniques with tried and true principles of coastal navigation, making for a truly comprehensive tutorial. Clearly written and easily understood. This book is an updated and expanded edition of a text that has been used in navigation courses for 30 years. It covers practical small-craft navigation (sail, power, or paddle), starting from the basics and ending with all that is needed to navigate safely and efficiently on inland and coastal waters in all weather conditions/5(15). I've got a half dozen books on coastal navigation (piloting actually) and all are good, but Bob Sweet's book integrates GPS with traditional piloting methods in a way none of the rest do. Most books are either all about getting the most out of your GPS, or they concentrate on traditional charting methods then update the subject with separate chapters on GPS, RADAR, LORAN, etc/5(61). This new handbook from Frank Larkin, author of the highly successful Basic Coastal Navigation serves as an invaluable guide to this essential device. Larkin combines basic GPS techniques with tried and true principles of coastal navigation, making for a truly comprehensive text. Clearly written and easily understood, the book guides readers through the maze of.

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.   PDF Download Coastal Navigation Using GPS For Sail and Power PDF Full Ebook. Report. Browse more videos. Playing next. Books Wilderness Navigation: Finding Your Way Using Map, Compass, Altimeter, GPS, 2nd Ed. JaleesaDyess. Keywords: Coastal navigation, unmanned surface vehicle, marine radar, occupancy grid map 1. INTRODUCTION Accurate navigation (or localization) is an essential ca- pability for vehicle navigation. An integrated navigation system based on an inertial navigation system (INS) and global positioning system (GPS) is the widely used naviga- tion by: 5. GPS has been under development in the USA since The US department of Defence as a worldwide navigation and positioning resource for military as well as civilian use for 24 hours and all weather conditions primarily developed it. In its final configuration, NAVSTAR GPS File Size: KB.

They have grown out of all the courses given by Dominique Prinet, a certified Instructor-Evaluator for Sail Canada, who taught Celestial and Coastal Navigation from to The New Coastal Navigation course book, for class and home study, as well as its companion book, Coastal Navigation . about the same as that used in coastal navigation certifi ca-tion exams from the U.S. Sailing Association, American Sail-ing Association, Royal Yachting Association, and the Cana-dian Yachting Association. Paper Charts The exercises in this book that require a chart use NOAA chart No. , Eastern Juan de Fuca Strait. This is one of. Coastal Navigation Using GPS for Sail and Power by Frank J. Larkin We stopped by the Sheridan House Publishers booth to see what was new and exciting since they specialize in nautical topics. Boat Navigation for the Rest of Us is the only book that teaches navigation the way small-boat skippersactually navigate: by combining electronic aids like GPS and radar with commonsense visual piloting skills and simple chartwork. This second edition covers important developments in electronic navigation, including dramatic improvements in GPS accuracy, the growing popularity of electronic charts and plotting systems, and the increasing availability of navigation Cited by: 1.