The Sextant Handbook

Author: Bruce Bauer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780070052192
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I know from experience. This book should be mandatory equipment on every boat that goes offshore."--Wayne Carpenter, Author, The Voyage of Kristina

Wilderness Navigation Handbook

Author: Fred Touche
Publisher: Touche Publishing
ISBN: 097325274X
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Aside from being tedious, sextant calculations are riddled with jargon and
acronyms, so it's easy to get confused. Develop a consistent routine to reduce the
chance of error. The following procedure is an outline of how to compute a
position fix ...

Sextants At Greenwich

Author: W.F.J. Mörzer Bruyns
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199532540
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1955.271; a sextant in the MWC&S is signed 'Made for the Sailors' Home
Liverpool by Heath and Co Ltd. Crayford, London S.E', inv. no. 1997.4320.122;
with thanks to Laureen Sadlier, registrar of the MWC&S. Bauer, The Sextant
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Reeds Skipper S Handbook

Author: Malcolm Pearson
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408107724
Size: 18.42 MB
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Taking a vertical sextant angle (VSA) on a lighthouse Hold the sextant vertically,
set the index to zero and view the centre of the light through the telescope.The
true image will be seen through the plain half of the horizon glass and the
reflected ...

The Flight Navigator Handbook

Author: Federal Aviation Administration Federal Aviation Administration
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1628734728
Size: 76.72 MB
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Instrument Error Index error is usually the largest mechanical error in the sextant.
This erroris causedby improper alignment of the index prism with the altitude
counter. No matter how carefullya sextant is handled, it is likely to have some
index ...


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A Handbook For Field Service Or Field Pocket Book

Author: John Henry Lefroy (sir.)
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To make an observation with Eadley's sextant. Ex. To find the sun's altitude
above the sea horizon. — Hold the sextant vertically in the plane of the sun's
centre. Turn down the sun-glaBses as required. Slide the vernier along, until the
sun ...

Cruising World

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THE SEXTANT HANDBOOK, Adjustment, Repair; Use and History fills that
information void and is the one essential manual needed by every celestial
navigator. Not a dull compendium of facts, but a working library of How-To-Do-It
features ...

Fishermen S Handbook

Author: W. H. Perry
Publisher: Fishing News Books Limited
Size: 10.12 MB
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Use of sextant To observe a vertical angle, clamp the index at zero on the arc and
look at the object through the telescope and horizon glass. The reflected image
will appear in the horizon mirror. With the left hand unclamp the index arm.

Cruising World

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104738 The Handbook For Non-Macho Sailors by Katy Burke A book for sailors
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Repair, Use and History by Bruce Bauer New, authoritative how-to manual for ...