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Jolie Brise, which is roughly translated as “nice breeze,” is perhaps one of the most famous yachts of the 20th century; more than 100 years after her launch, the vessel is still plying the waters of the Atlantic. She’s a…
Juan Manuel Ballestero, a 47-year-old sailor, had a problem.
As we experience the disjointing of our lives during this pandemic, it is useful to put it in historical perspective.
Lighthouse visibility is available on charts, both paper and digital, and is stated in terms of nominal range.
In this installment, we’ll discover moon sights and how they add a useful celestial body to your arsenal. We will also look at how to use celestial navigation techniques to determine your vessel’s compass deviation.
It was cold on the morning of Nov. 20, 2019, when Dan Torchio and his crew of two slipped the lines off Rhapsody, a Passport 47 aft cockpit cutter, departing the safe confines of Greenport, N.Y.
In this installment, we’ll cover how to reduce a noon sight and also how to get latitude by shooting Polaris, the pole star.
Residents of Greenport, N.Y., a small maritime village on the northeast end of Long Island, have been watching all sorts of sailing ships come and go over the past couple hundred years.
In this installment, we’ll cover how to reduce a planet sight; we’ll include a step-by-step breakdown of how to reduce star and planet sights, and we will also include a star sight problem to solve as a way to review what you learned in the last installment.
In this problem, you'll need to reduce the sight and plot the LP.