Celestial Navigation


Celestial Navigation: A Complete Home Study Course, Second Edition  
By David Burch

This book has been used for 30 years, updated periodically as needed. More than 20,000 students have successfully learned ocean navigation from these materials and gone on to cross oceans or...

 
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Fundamentals of Kayak Navigation  
By David Burch

For the past 30 years, this book has been the authoritative source for all matters of small-boat navigation. Learn how to find and keep track of your position, adjust to changing conditions, and...

 
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GPS Backup with a Mark 3 Sextant  
By David Burch, Tobias Burch(Designer)

Our guiding principle for this booklet was to provide a means of learning and executing a position fix at sea when a vessel has run out of power and all the batteries have been consumed, so there...

 
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Hawaii by Sextant  
By David Burch, Stephen Miller, Tobias Burch(Designer)

In the spirit of early Bowditch editions, we offer navigation details of a full ocean passage as an excellent way to learn the ropes of practical celestial navigation. With your own tables...

 
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How To Use Plastic Sextants  
By David Burch, Tobias Burch(Designer)

Plastic sextants are often disparaged for lack of inherent accuracy and vulnerability to the effects of the sun, but these criticisms are typically overstated. While it is true they are not as...

 
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Stark Tables for Clearing the Lunar Distance  
By Bruce Stark

Celestial navigation is a way to find your latitude and longitude on earth using a sextant to measure the angular heights of celestial bodies above the horizon. It has been used by mariners at sea...

 
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Starpath Celestial Navigation Work Forms  
By David Burch, Tobias Burch (Designer)

Starpath work forms for sight reduction procedures in celestial navigation have been used by tens of thousands of navigators for over forty years. Designed to make the sight reduction of all...

 
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The Nautical Almanac for 1981  
By US and HM Nautical Almanac Offices, Tobias Burch(Designer)

Data in this book are no longer valid for navigation. It is preserved in print because many training programs (including USCG and US Navy ) use examples from 1981 to teach celestial navigation....

 
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The Star Finder Book, 3rd Edition  
By David Burch, Tobias Burch (Designer)

Some things change, some things stay the same. After 35 years in print, we find that the virtues and values of this book and the Star Finder it discusses have not changed. For navigators who might...

 
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Use of the Air Almanac for Marine Navigation  
By David Burch

This book is intended for readers who are either already familiar with celestial navigation or are planning to take up the subject, and want to learn about optional resources. This booklet does not...

 
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