A guide to improving navigation skills for all boaters
50 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR NAVIGATION gives all sailors, boaters & fishermen the knowledge they need to help them navigate safely. Always available on your phone or tablet, both for quick reference and learning, it’s with you when you need it.
50 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR NAVIGATION distils the experience author Dag Pike has gained over 50 years of navigating a whole range of craft from high speed power boats and lifeboats to ships and sailing boats. This app is your passport to practical navigation techniques at sea that will get you safely to your destination whether in fine weather or foul.
Once you have the important basics of navigation, you’ll want to translate them into practical techniques to use on the water and for passage planning before going to sea. Packed with practical ways to make navigation safer, easier and better, 50 WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR NAVIGATION is an app for everyone – whether driving a powerboat or sailing a yacht. Packed with expert tips it covers:
- Practical preparations
- Visual and electronic navigation
- Using depth, tides and currents
- Paper or electronic charts
- Night and fog navigation
- Collision avoidance
- Radar navigation
- Making a safe landfall
- Harbour navigation
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Features and benefits:
- Expert knowledge on how to navigate safely
- Simple and easy to use for quick reference
- Fully illustrated with clear illustrations and photographs
- Hints, tips and short cuts to navigation techniques
- Written by one of the world’s most experienced navigators
About the author:
Dag Pike began his career as a merchant captain, went on to test lifeboats, and took up fast boat navigation, winning a string of trophies for powerboat races around the world, including navigating Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic Challenger on the record-breaking fastest Atlantic crossing by powerboat. He is now a navigation and powerboat journalist in demand all round the world.