By David Berson
Celestial navigation, in all its types, is almost as previous as mankind. someone who can grasp its intricacies stands on the finish of a protracted line of grasp navigators that's centuries oldan specialist between many that will be misplaced with electronics.
David Berson, a columnist for Ocean Navigator journal and an teacher at either the sea Navigator college of Seamanship and onboard the learning schooner Ocean Star, bargains right here an method that's clean, distinct, and certain to draw a brand new iteration of readers trying to demystify this crucial paintings for sailors.
Through his hands-on coursework Berson has built a realistic and learnable approach to educating that has appealed to a brand new iteration of scholars. he'll proportion his confirmed process right here for the 1st time.
While many books on celestial navigation insist this age-old artwork is required simply while electronics fail, Berson makes use of a distinct procedure that enables boaters to mix either the trendy and the conventional. No different books does that.
In Celestial Navigation, as he does in his renowned column and sessions, Berson simplifies the mathematics that so usually frightens and deters strength students.
Berson takes a similar method along with his writing that he does together with his periods and columns,informal true-life anecdotes that entertain in addition to teach. To Berson, celestial navigation is own and invaluable. somebody studying this publication will capture his contagious enthusiasm.
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