2017 Nautical Almanac

Author: UK Hydrographic,US Naval Observatory

Publisher: WWW.Snowballpublishing.com

ISBN: 9781684112401

Category: Reference

Page: 368

View: 9863

The cornerstone for all celestial navigation, listing the celestial bodies used for navigation, a sight reduction table, and other information valuable to the offshore navigator. The content of this edition is identical to the United States Naval Observatory edition.

Reeds Nautical Almanac 2017

EBOOK EDITION

Author: Perrin Towler,Mark Fishwick

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940318

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 1240

View: 9343

Available as an ebook exclusively from Bloomsbury.com, Reeds Nautical Almanac is provided in Web PDF format for viewing on all compatible devices (including tablets, laptop and desktop computers). PLEASE NOTE: this ebook is NOT compatible with Amazon Kindle devices. Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable trusted annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen and motorboaters, and provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the whole of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, Northern Morocco, the Azores and Madeira. The 2017 edition continues the Almanac's tradition of year on year improvement and meticulous presentation of all the data required for safe navigation. Now with an improved layout for easier reference and with over 45,000 annual changes, it is regarded as the bible of almanacs for anyone going to sea. The 2017 edition is updated throughout, containing over 45,000 changes, and incorporates the Reeds Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at: www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk The digital version (at additional cost) includes: live weather from the Met Office for up to 72 hours ahead, a helpful route planner, a printing facility and much more. "There are some things I would not go to sea without - Reeds is one of them" Sir Chay Blyth "The big, bold, extravagantly comprehensive king of Almanacs" Yachting World "On every cruising boat you'll find one of these. Don't start your engines without it" Motor Boat and Yachting "The bible of almanacs" Classic Boat

Nautical Almanac for the Year 2017

Author: U.s. Nautical Almanac Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780160932137

Category: Reference

Page: 358

View: 6956

For over 150 years the United States Nautical Almanac Office has published The Nautical Almanac, first as part of the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac, and then on its own, to provide the US Navy with a convenient form of the astronomical data used for celestial navigation. This book is still the standard resource for marine celestial navigation for the U.S. Navy. The Nautical Almanac provides essential astronomical information for every kind of sea-going vessel, from cruise liners to fishing boats. It is fully comprehensive, containing a set of concise sight reduction tables for the navigator, together with all the necessary information needed for use in determining the position at sea from sextant observations. Nautical Almanac is essential for astro-navigation and used by many astro-teaching courses.

Reeds Nautical Almanac 2018

EBOOK EDITION

Author: Perrin Towler,Mark Fishwick

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472948009

Category: Transportation

Page: 1088

View: 5889

Available as an ebook, Reeds Nautical Almanac is provided in Web PDF (ePDF) format for viewing on all compatible devices (including tablets, laptop and desktop computers). Reeds Nautical Almanac is the indispensable trusted annual compendium of navigational data for yachtsmen and motorboaters, and provides all the information required to navigate Atlantic coastal waters around the whole of the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands and the entire European coastline from the tip of Denmark right down to Gibraltar, Northern Morocco, the Azores and Madeira. The 2018 edition continues the Almanac's tradition of year on year improvement and meticulous presentation of all the data required for safe navigation. Now with an improved layout for easier reference and with over 45,000 annual changes, it is regarded as the bible of almanacs for anyone going to sea. The 2018 edition is updated throughout, containing over 45,000 changes, and includes: 700 harbour chartlets; tide tables and tidal streams; buoyage and lights; 7,500 waypoints; invaluable passage notes; distance tables; radio, weather and safety information; first aid section. The ebook incorporates the Reeds Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at: www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk

2018 Nautical Almanac

Author: Uk Hydrographic

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781937196592

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 4748

The cornerstone for all celestial navigation, listing the celestial bodies used for navigation, a sight reduction table, and other information valuable to the offshore navigator. The content of this edition is identical to the United States Naval Observatory edition. Paradise Cay Publications is the only entity in the United States other than the US Government legally authorized to publish the full contents of the Nautical Almanac.

Nautical Almanac for the Year 2018

Author: Government Publications Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780160937415

Category: Reference

Page: 264

View: 8467

For over 150 years the United States Nautical Almanac Office has published The Nautical Almanac, first as part of the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac, and then on its own, to provide the US Navy with a convenient form of the astronomical data used for celestial navigation. This book is still the standard resource for marine celestial navigation for the U.S. Navy. The book is produced in collaboration with Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office in the UK. That Office maintains the copyright on the material it produces. The Nautical Almanac contains the following data tabulated at hourly intervals to a precision of 0.1 arcminute: the Greenwich hour angle and declination of the Sun, Moon, and navigational planets; the Greenwich hour angle of Aries; positions of the navigational stars; rise and set times of the Sun and Moon for a range of latitudes; and other data. Each edition also contains a sight reduction tab≤ sight reduction formulas; and various correction tables for sight reduction. There is a useful concise sight reduction form at the back of the book. The Nautical Almanac is available several months in advance of its edition date.

Reeds Channel Almanac 2017

EBOOK EDITION

Author: Perrin Towler,Mark Fishwick

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472940326

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 464

View: 1068

Available as an ebook exclusively from Bloomsbury.com, Reeds Channel Almanac is provided in Web PDF format for viewing on all compatible devices (including tablets, laptop and desktop computers). PLEASE NOTE: this ebook is NOT compatible with Amazon Kindle devices. The Reeds Channel Almanac covers the south coast of England from the Scilly Isles to Dover, the Channel Islands and northern France from Calais to L'Aberildut, offering cruising and racing yachtsmen ready access to essential navigation information by virtue of its clear layout and user friendly format. Completely updated for 2017, topics include seamanship, pilotage, tide tables, safety procedures, navigation tips, radio, lights, waypoints, weather forecast information, communications, Mayday and distress procedures - in fact everything the cruising yachtsman needs to know. The spiral binding allows the Almanac to be opened flat on the chart table and the large type size and clear layout makes information easy to read even in adverse conditions. This handy volume is ideal for anyone cruising the length of the English Channel. The ebook incorporates the free Reeds Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at: www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk 'There are some things I would not go to sea without - Reeds is one of them.' Sir Chay Blyth

Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2018

Author: Defense Dept., Navy, Nautical Almanac Office

Publisher: Government Printing Office

ISBN: 9780707741772

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 2480

The Astronomical Almanac is a joint publication of the U.S. Nautical Almanac Office, United States Naval Observatory (USNO) in the United States, Her Majesty's Nautical Almanac Office (HMNAO), and the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO). This annual publication contains precise ephemerides of the Sun, Moon, planets, and satellites; data for eclipses and other astronomical phenomena for a given year; and serves as a worldwide standard for such information. Related products: The Astronomical Almanacs & Phenomena collection can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-navigation-guides/astronomical-almanacs-phenomena The Almanacs & Navigation Guides collection is available here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/catalog/transportation-navigation/almanacs-navigation-guides Other products produced by the United States Navy, Naval Observatory (USNO) can be found here: https://bookstore.gpo.gov/agency/927

Explanatory Supplement to the Astronomical Almanac

Author: P. Kenneth Seidelmann,United States Naval Observatory. Nautical Almanac Office,Great Britain. Nautical Almanac Office

Publisher: University Science Books

ISBN: 9781891389450

Category: Science

Page: 752

View: 1426

The Explanatory Supplement provides a detailed description of how to perform practical astronomy or spherical astronomy. This completely revised and rewritten edition is an authoritative source on astronomical phenomena and calendars. Although this paperback edition carries a 2006 copyright date, it is the same material published in 1992 hardcover edition.

Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac 2018

Author: Perrin Towler,Mark Fishwick

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 147295615X

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 416

View: 4399

In a practical handy format the Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac contains many unique features for small craft sailors and represents excellent value for money. Meticulously researched, this popular almanac contains a wealth of information presented in an easy to find, quick reference manner for practical on-board use. The Reeds PBO Small Craft Almanac covers the whole of the UK and Ireland and the west coast of Europe from Denmark to the Gironde. It includes a huge amount of information of value to small craft navigators: Tide tables, tidal streams and tidal gates, Secondary port differences, Over 2,500 waypoints, Radio data, Light recognition, Weather information, Principal lights, IALA buoyage, International codes and flags, Sun/moon rise and set plus Emergency information.

Celestial Navigation in the GPS Age

Author: John Karl

Publisher: Paradise Cay Publications

ISBN: 9780939837755

Category: Science

Page: 274

View: 2997

Many books on celestial navigation take shortcuts in explaining concepts; incorrect diagrams and discussion are often used for the sake of moving the student along quickly. This book tells the true story-and the whole story. It conveys celestial navigation concepts clearly and in the shortest possible time.It's tailored for navigation in the GPS age-a time of computers, calculators, and web resources. Although it covers all of the traditional methods of 'working a sight, ' the primary thrust is using the (under $10) scientific calculator. By using equations that you key into your calculator, this book guides you toward a better understanding of the concepts of celestial navigation.You will learn novel ways to plot lines of position, ways to check your sextant accurately by star sights, and how to tell what time it is from a moon sight. The many appendices are a treasure of references and explanations of abstract ideas. Celestial Navigation is a crucial skill for the offshore navigator to know, this book provides the shortest path to that knowledge.

Line of Position Navigation

Sumner and Saint-Hilaire, the Two Pillars of Modern Celestial Navigation

Author: Michel Vanvaerenbergh,Peter Ifland

Publisher: Unlimited Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9781588320681

Category: Science

Page: 232

View: 2515

Includes reprint of Thomas A. Sumner's A new and accurate method of finding a ship's position at sea, by projection on Mercator's chart (Boston: T. Groom, 1843) as well as translations of Marcq Saint-Hilaires's Note sur la determination du point (originally published in Revue maritime et coloniale, Oct. 1873) and Calcul du point observe (originally published in Revue maritime et coloniale, Mar.-Aug. 1875).

Reeds Western Almanac 2019

Author: Perrin Towler,Mark Fishwick

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472957520

Category: Transportation

Page: 272

View: 4432

The Reeds Western Almanac covers the coastline from Cape Wrath to Padstow as well as the whole of Ireland, and is ideal for any boater lucky enough to cruise and race in the superb waters off the coast of Western Scotland, Ireland or Western England. It offers ready access to essential navigation information by virtue of its clear layout and user friendly format. Completely updated for 2019, topics include seamanship, pilotage, tide tables, safety procedures, navigation tips, radio, lights, waypoints, weather forecast information, communications, Mayday and distress procedures. The spiral binding allows the Almanac to be opened flat on the chart table and the large type size and clear layout makes information easy to read even in adverse conditions. It is the complete guide for both Irish and Scottish mariners as well as those cruising the UK west coast. Includes a free Reeds Marina Guide. Also available: free supplements of up-to-date navigation changes from January to June at: www.reedsnauticalalmanac.co.uk 'There are some things I would not go to sea without - Reeds is one of them.' Sir Chay Blyth

Mediterranean Cruising Handbook

Author: Rod Heikell

Publisher: Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson

ISBN: 9781846231704

Category: Mediterranean Region

Page: 280

View: 6618

This fully updated 6th edition has had a complete facelift and is now published in full color in a new format. Throughout, the work has been updated, and in places expanded. It now includes a list of useful waypoints and routes ofr the entire Mediterranean which are shown on overprinted charts folded into the back of the book. The Mediterranean Cruising Handbook is a constant companion to the Imray Mediterranean Almanac and provides information on climate, equipment, radio, naviagation, routes to the Mediterranean, history, marine life, food and basic information on each Mediterranean country.

Nemo's Almanac

A Quiz for Book Lovers

Author: Ian Patterson

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 1782834036

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 175

View: 6321

Which bestselling novelist wrote about a tumble at the seaside? Do you know the poet who penned lines in praise of frogs? And who had strong opinions on April? A well-kept secret of the literary world for over a hundred years, the fiendishly addictive Nemo's Almanac quiz is now available in book form for the first time. Each chapter will put your knowledge to the test as you search for the origins of quotes on subjects from breakfast to bonfires, and from sunshine to snow. Featuring the work of everyone from Aldous Huxley to Zadie Smith, Nemo's Almanac is a quirky gem of a quiz, which will tantalise, entertain and enlighten whether enjoyed alone or with friends. And if that tip-of-your-tongue feeling doesn't transform into a solution, the answers in the back will send you on fresh journeys of literary discovery. Includes a short history of the quiz from former Nemo's Almanac editor Alan Hollinghurst.