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The Principles of Navigation: The Admiralty Manual of Navigation Volume 1

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The Principles of Navigation: The Admiralty Manual of Navigation Volume 1

The Principles of Navigation: The Admiralty Manual of Navigation Volume 1

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Product Overview

Product No:
23438
Author:
Lieutenant Commander Alan Peacock
Publisher:
The Nautical Institute
ISBN:
9781870077903
Edition:
10th Edition
Edition Date:
October 2008
Pages:
700
Size:
215 x 303 x 38 mm
Weight:
2.3 kg
Format:
Hardcover
Sales Rank:
2327 (See Top 100 in Books)

Product Description

The Principles of Navigation: The Admiralty Manual of Navigation has been at the forefront of navigation for over a century. This Royal Navy manual is an authoritative publication relating to all aspects of navigation and is essential reading for all mariners, including yachtsmen.

This 2008 edition is fully updated and features the latest guidance on navigation and changes in modern technology.

The new edition includes topics such as:

  • Geodesy
  • Charts and Publications
  • Tides
  • Navigation aids
  • Planning coastal navigation
  • Planning pilotage and blind pilotage
  • Radar
  • Electronic Chart Display Information Systems (ECDIS)
  • Anchoring
  • Navigational Errors
  • Relative Velocity
  • Bridge Management
  • Hydrographic Surveying

'I believe this comprehensive new edition will benefit all mariners whether on naval ships, commercial vessels, or leisure craft. We all share the need to navigate well at all times.'
- Admiral Sir Jonathon Band, First Sea Lord and Chief of Naval Staff.

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