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 Old-school celestial navigation

"Simply put, itís worth learning because it remains the ultimate non-electronic navigational tool. The common perception is celestial navigation is too complicated for the average yachtsman. Although it requires commitment, itís easier than you might think. If you know a few basics, such as finding the noon sight, finding the sun sight and using a sextant, youíll have enough tools to determine your location."
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 (Submitted by Noel Wed Mar 24, 2004 )

  


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