9780071592871

How To Read a Nautical Chart: A Captain's Quick Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071592871

  • ISBN10:

    0071592873

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2008-12-02
  • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Summary

Your quick-reference, on-board guide to the symbology and shorthand notations used on nautical chartsNautical charts contain an incredible amount of informationfor those who know how to decipher them. But without a key to the symbology, a chart can be bewildering. Nigel Calder, one of today's most respected boating authors, helps you make sense complex system of signs, symbols, and graphic elements with this compact, waterproof, and nearly indestructible guide.

Author Biography

Nigel Calder is widely acknowledged as one of the world’s foremost nautical writers. A diesel mechanic for more than 25 years, he has also been a boatbuilder, cabinetmaker, and machinist. Calder is a frequent contributor to boating magazines in the United States and Britain and the author of several boating books.

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