The Barefoot Navigator: Wayfinding with the Skills of the Ancients

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Authors Jack Lagan
Year 2017
Pages 304
Publisher Adlard Coles
Language en
ISBN 9781472944771
File Size 13.35 MB
File Format EPUB
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The Barefoot Navigator introduces the navigation skills of the ancients--methods using the sun, sea, wind, and stars, and even the flight patterns of ocean birds. The Barefoot Navigator also shows today's sailors how to apply these methods to augment--and in the case of emergency, replace-their modern navigation systems. And it not just for emergencies--sometimes it is just plain fun to create a simple astrolabe or polar stick and confirm what your GPS tells you.