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Captains corner - NAVIGATION

15 June 2016
GPS showing our position in the Windward Islands

Basic navigation has not changed much the last 3-400 years – since the Compass was used for navigation in ships.
“It is far better not to know where one is, and realize it, than to be certain one is in a place where one is not”…………
QUIZ;
What is the only factor to take into consideration when sailing that is not an issue when navigating an Airplane?
First correct answer will get a free weekend onboard Temerity (Airfare not included)
For you land crabbers out there it is probably only one North – o no – there is three:
True North, Magnetic North and Compass North – so what’s the difference? More about this next time!!
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Vessel Name: S/Y Temerity
Vessel Make/Model: Hudson Force 52 feet. Built 1981 in Taiwan.
Hailing Port: Oslo
Crew: Berit and Bjørn Ramfjord
Extra:
In Brief The Hudson Force 50 is a full keeled pilothouse cutter ketch, from the drawing board of William Garden, a US and Canadian trained naval architect. Introduced in 1973, they were built in Taiwan at the rate of twelve to fifteen per year until 1984 when the boatyard burned down. They [...]
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