Posts Tagged ‘Navigation and Passage Planning’

Sale! The Boating Bible Manual of Seamanship is on sale!

Monday, June 21st, 2010

The Boating Bible Manual of Seamanship

This month you can buy The Boating Bible Manual of Seamanship and save:

NB: Prices in Australian Dollars Was Now
Only
The Boating Bible Manual of Seamanship
$195
$135
Boat Handling 1 and 2
$45
$30
Navigation and Passage Planning
$45
$30
Safety and Emergencies
$45
$30
Skipper and Crew, Knots and The Language of the Sea
$45
$30
Weathercraft
$45
$30

Remember, this special offer expires on 30 June 2010.

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Accuracy of GPS

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008

Did you see the news item about radiation from the Northern and Southern lights (aurora borealis and aurora australis) interfering with the satellite signals to GPS sets? Apparently this was misleading motorists. But the report did not mention what effect this was having on yachts at sea.

 

Has anyone any experience of this at sea? We’d be delighted to hear from you as we are compiling a report on the inaccuracies of GPS units.

 

For more on GPS, read Don’t let your GPS mislead you