Ocean Navigator - May-June 2019

Time for navigation

In this issue’s installment of our celestial navigation series, we cover the importance of time for getting lines of position (LOP) and multi-LOP fixes.

Davit wiring color codes

If you purchase two of the Deutsch pigtails from Amazon, then the following will allow you to quickly construct a Y connector allowing both the wired pendant and wireless remote base to be plugged in at the same time.

A battery system approach

If you are a cruiser who has enough to do planning social activities, ensuring you are prepared for sunset happy hour every evening, and constantly worrying about whether or not your expensive batteries are being properly charged, this idea might be for you.