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  • Author: Nigel Calder
  • Every Aspect of Electronic and Paper Nautical Charts, Includes Chart No. 1
  • Format: Paperback, Pages: 272, Published: February 2012, Edition: 2nd
  • Item #: 
    050772
    Brand: 
    Paradise Cay
    Model #: 

    978-0071779821

    Packaged Weight: 
    1.35 Lbs.
    List Price: 
    $26.00
    Reg. Price:
    $22.99
    Sale Price:
    $20.69
    050772 Paradise Cay How to Read A Nautical Chart 978-0071779821

    How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect of electronic and paper nautical charts; teaching you how to squeeze every ounce of information out of a nautical chart and understand the limits of accuracy for all charts, paper and electronic, raster and vector.

    Features:

    • 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 every chart contains
      • How not to get fooled or run aground by over-zooming
    • Learn to squeeze every ounce of information from a nautical chart (on your GPS, chartplotter, or nav. station) and understand the limits of accuracy for all charts, paper and electronic, raster and vector
    • Addresses the changes in the world of electronic charting, integrated onboard navigation systems, as well as radar overlays and AIS and their interfacing with charts
    • Explores the mechanisms allowing you to incorporate user-generated content into navigational products and share this content with others
      • Harnessing a user-base never before possible
    • Discusses how 3D-technology and real-time depth and weather information is creating interactive charting capacities that are fundamentally changing how we navigate
    • Provides unique and practical insights that will help you navigate safely for years to come

    About the Author

    • Nigel Calder is the author of Marine Diesel Engines (1987, 1991) and Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual (1989, 1995), the success of which has made him the most sought-after marine how-to writer in the U.S. and U.K
    • He has published more than 800 magazine articles in SAIL, Cruising World, Ocean Navigator, Yachting World , etc., and lectures on cruising to sell-out crowds
    • He is also the author of The Cruising Guide to The Northwest Caribbean (IM, 1991) and Cuba: A Cruising Guide (Imray, 1996)
    • He will be testing his newest ideas with his family during a six-month cruise to the Caribbean and South America this winter

    Specifications:

    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Nigel Calder
    • Pages: 272
    • International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    • Edition: 2nd
    • Publish Date: February 2012
    • ISBN-10: 0071779825
    • ISBN-13: 978-0071779821
    • Dimensions: 0.6" x 8.3" x 10.6"
    How to Read A Nautical Chart
    20.69
    Status:  null In Stock

    How to Read a Nautical Chart explains every aspect of electronic and paper nautical charts; teaching you how to squeeze every ounce of information out of a nautical chart and understand the limits of accuracy for all charts, paper and electronic, raster and vector.

    Features:

    • 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 every chart contains
      • How not to get fooled or run aground by over-zooming
    • Learn to squeeze every ounce of information from a nautical chart (on your GPS, chartplotter, or nav. station) and understand the limits of accuracy for all charts, paper and electronic, raster and vector
    • Addresses the changes in the world of electronic charting, integrated onboard navigation systems, as well as radar overlays and AIS and their interfacing with charts
    • Explores the mechanisms allowing you to incorporate user-generated content into navigational products and share this content with others
      • Harnessing a user-base never before possible
    • Discusses how 3D-technology and real-time depth and weather information is creating interactive charting capacities that are fundamentally changing how we navigate
    • Provides unique and practical insights that will help you navigate safely for years to come

    About the Author

    • Nigel Calder is the author of Marine Diesel Engines (1987, 1991) and Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual (1989, 1995), the success of which has made him the most sought-after marine how-to writer in the U.S. and U.K
    • He has published more than 800 magazine articles in SAIL, Cruising World, Ocean Navigator, Yachting World , etc., and lectures on cruising to sell-out crowds
    • He is also the author of The Cruising Guide to The Northwest Caribbean (IM, 1991) and Cuba: A Cruising Guide (Imray, 1996)
    • He will be testing his newest ideas with his family during a six-month cruise to the Caribbean and South America this winter

    Specifications:

    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Nigel Calder
    • Pages: 272
    • International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
    • Edition: 2nd
    • Publish Date: February 2012
    • ISBN-10: 0071779825
    • ISBN-13: 978-0071779821
    • Dimensions: 0.6" x 8.3" x 10.6"
     
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