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$14.95  
Laminated Card, 1 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780914025566
New and updated edition of a product that has been in use since 1987.   This card is intended as an addition to a back-up nav kit or just as a quick reference to emergency techniques of navigation without conventional instruments. With it you can find your way across an ocean or across...
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$14.00  
Paperback, Richard Dunn, 80 pages, 4.4 x 0.3 x 8.3, 9780747815068
With over two-thirds of the globe covered by water, the ability to navigate safely and quickly across the oceans has been crucial throughout human history. As seafarers attempted longer and longer voyages from the sixteenth century onwards in search of profit and new lands, the tools of...
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$29.00  
Paperback, David Burch, 272 pages, 7.5 x 0.6 x 9, 9780914025528
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 paddle the seas safely and confidently. Includes how to chart an accurate course and maintain it...
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$12.95  
Paperback, USCG, 198 pages, 9 x 6, 9781937196233

UPDATED TO INCLUDE NTM 23-20

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$13.60  
Paperback, Fernhurst, 24 pages, 3.6 x 0.2 x 8.8, 9781909911208
This is a compact and handy summary of all the skipper and crew need to know - or find out quickly - when cruising. It covers everything from lights, shapes and sound signals to knots, ropes and engine troubleshooting (and much more). With diagrams and illustrations throughout, this quick...
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$19.95  
Paperback, David Burch, 106 pages, 8.25 x 11, 9780914025443
This book provides over 700 exercises with answers covering all aspects of small-craft navigation. These are practical problems that all navigators should know how to solve. Topics include: • Piloting • Chart reading and plotting • Voyage planning • Dead...
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$19.95  
Flashcards, 62 pages, 3 x 5, 9781937196134
A deck of flashcards depicting the 62 rules of the road relevant to the rules portion of the U. S. Coast Guard license exams. Answers on the back of each card. Covers lights, shapes, steering rules, signals.
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$20.00  
Paperback, Charlie Wing, 153 pages, 7.5 x 95, 9780071479233
A quick-access guide to international and U. S. boating rules of the nautical road that satisfies the Coast Guard requirement. Expanded edition provides rule-by-rules translations of what each one really means when applied on the water. Color diagrams.
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$21.00  
Paperback, Dennis Fisher, 164 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780070211209
Part history of navigation and part hands-on project book. Includes complete history and instruction for making 18 historic navigation tools including astrolabe, cross staff, pelorus, traverse board and a vernier sextant. Clever, instructive.
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$69.95  
Hardcover, revised by Thomas J. Cutler, 664 pages, 8.5 x 11, 155750248X
An extensive update of this classic textbook covering all aspects of contemporary marine navigation. While still covering traditional topics such as celestial navigation, this new edition gives full due to 21st century electronics and techniques. Fully illustrated.
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$29.95  
Hardcover, Frank J. Larkin, 288 pages, 7 x 10, 1574090526
Clear, easily understood, comprehensive course can be used for self-study or in a course setting. Goes from simple techniques through advanced, including GPS navigation.
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Coastal Navigation
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$20.95  
Paperback, Tom Cunliffe, 126 pages, 10.8 x 8.5 x 0.4, 9780976226161
Excellent grounding in traditional and up-to-date electronic navigation techniques for near coastal passage making. Clear, instructional text with excellent photos, drawings.
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Hardcover, Nathaniel Bowditch, 896 pages, 11.3 x 8.7, 9780939837540
OUT OF PRINT. PAPERBACK PRINT-ON-DEMAND EDITION IS AVAILABLE

$21.00  
Paperback, Robert Sweet, 176 pages, 7.3 x 0.3 x 9.3, 9780071713993
The operator's manual that should come with every boater's GPS receiver or chart plotter. Since the first edition of GPS for Mariners, GPS has achieved almost universal acceptance. No one needs to be told in detail how the system works or why it is reliable anymore. Boaters today accept GPS as...
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$32.00  
Paperback, Robert Sweet, 288 pages, 8.5 x 0.4 x 10.8, 9780071759960
The Weekend Navigator teaches you how to navigate using today's tools and methods, including the latest technologies such as smart phones. While electronic navigation is here to stay, author Bob Sweet recognizes that they are still based on traditional charts and piloting skills, and he combines...
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$26.00  
Paperback, Nigel Calder, 240 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780071779821
The classic How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect 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, projection technique and datum that...
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$7.95  
Folding Pocket Guide, James Kavanagh, 6 pages, 8.25 X 3.69, 9781583557129
Wilderness education is a critical part of personal safety -- and not getting lost, or knowing how to get found if you are lost , is an essential skill.   Basic & Primitive Navigation teaches simple techniques to navigate out of dangerous situations. Instruction on basic compass use and...
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$49.00  
Paperback, David Burch, 272 pages, 8.5 x 11, 9780914025580
A comprehensive text on how to take weather into account for the planning and navigation of voyages, local or global, using the latest technologies as well as the time-honored skills of maritime tradition, so that your time on the water remains as safe and efficient as possible. Covers...
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Hardcover, Pat Manley, 182 pages, 7 x 8.5, 97804707516133
Explains both modern and traditional approaches to navigation. A web site features free online simulators including GPS, radar, AIS and chart plotter.
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$38.00  
Paperback, Nigel Calder, et al, 224 pages, 6 x 10, 9780071499101
A quick reference guide for sail and power. Offers concise instruction in every vital facet of safely operating power and sailboats. Covers navigation, boat handling, anchoring, weather, emergencies, troubleshooting, more.
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Paperback, Leonard Gray, 112 pages, 4.5 x 7, 9780870333538
Straightforward discussion of principles with emphasis on simplicity, practical problem solving for sun sights, meridian altitude, star identification, aerial navigation.
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$69.95  
Hardcover, Craig H. Allen Jr & Sr, 560 pages, 7.5 x 10, 9781682475492
Professional mariners, military and civilian, from cadets to captains, will find this book's thorough commentary on the rules of the road and its analysis of numerous collision cases in which the courts construed and applied those rules an invaluable reference.  Farwells' Rules of the Nautical...
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