How to Read a Nautical Chart
A Captain's Quick Guide
By (author) Nigel Calder
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How to Read a Nautical Chart by Nigel Calder
Book DescriptionYour quick-reference, on-board guide to the symbology and shorthand notations used on nautical charts Nautical charts contain an incredible amount of informationfor those who know how to decipher them. But without a key to the symbology, a chart can be bewildering. Nigel Calder, one of today's most respected boating authors, helps you make sense complex system of signs, symbols, and graphic elements with this compact, waterproof, and nearly indestructible guide.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780071592871
(228mm x 106mm x 2mm)
Imprint: International Marine Publishing Co
Publisher: International Marine Publishing Co
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Nigel Calder
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A guide to designing, installing, and maintaining electrical and mechanical systems on your boat. It covers virtually anything on a sail or power boat with moving parts: engine, electrical, steering systems, winches, pumps, refrigeration, plumbing, rigging.
How to Read a Nautical Chart, (Includes All of Chart #1), Paperback (March 2012)
Provides information on reading and relying on electronic and paper nautical charts. This title explains various aspects of electronic and paper nautical charts: how a chart is assembled, how to gauge the accuracy of chart data, how to read charts created by other governments, how to use information such as scale, and more.
Instant Handbook of Boat Handling, Navigation, and Seamanship, Paperback (November 2007)
With each topic condensed to 14 color pages, this book covers the 13 critical aspects of piloting, seamanship, and boat handling under sail or power. It advises you on topics such as: boat handling under power; using nautical charts; heavy weather sailing; and emergency first aid on board.
Diesel Engine Care and Repair, Paperback (March 2007)» View all books by Nigel Calder
Useful on water, when an engine problem surfaces, this guide provides the answers drawn from the boating library. It presents 14 color panels of information on diesel engines.
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Author Biography - Nigel Calder
Nigel Calder is widely acknowledged as one of the world's foremost nautical writers. A diesel mechanic for more than 25 years, he has also been a boatbuilder, cabinetmaker, and machinist. Calder is a frequent contributor to boating magazines in the United States and Britain and the author of several boating books.
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