Introduction; Charts, publications & essential chartwork; Lights, buoys & night navigation; The rise & fall of the tide; Tidal streams; The steering compass; The estimated position; Traditional position fixing; Shaping a course; Electronic navigation techniques; The electronic chart plotter; Pilotage; Passage planning; Practical passage making; Conclusion
Tom Cunliffe is Britain's leading sailing writer. He is a worldwide authority on sailing instruction and an expert on traditional sailing craft. Tom has been a Yachtmaster Examiner since 1978 and has a gift for sharing his knowledge with good humour and an endless supply of tales of the sea.
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