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Boater"s Bowditch The Small Craft American Practical Navigator by Richard Keith Hubbard

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Published by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press .
Written in English


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The Physical Object
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9253279M
ISBN 100071361367
ISBN 109780071361361

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Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: Boaters Bowditch removes the mystery and mathematics from the American Practical Navigator, explaining concepts and techniques used by the professional navigator.   Bowditch’s work continues to be relevant and the text remains an important marine navigational reference among professional mariners. The American Practical Navigator. The printed version of Bowditch’s text makes for a substantial book and has been kept current since it was first published in the ’s. Emphasizing the visual and graphic techniques of navigation, "Boater's Bowditch" is a small-boat adaptation of the world's most trusted navigation reference, the U.S. government's "American Practical Navigator" ("Bowditch" for short). page color insert. illustrations. First, the book was too valuable a work to be reserved only for the professional navigator. Second, with my background in small-boat navigation and writing, I could simplify it for the average boater," Hubbard wrote in the new book's preface. The result, compared with the original Bowditch, is .

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