How to Read a Nautical Chart: a Captain's Quick Guide

ISBN-10: 0071592873
ISBN-13: 9780071592871
Authors: Nigel Calder
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Your quick-reference, on-board guide to the symbology and shorthand notations used on nautical charts .Nautical charts contain an incredible amount of information.for 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 bio:

Nigel Calder has decades of sailing and cruising behind him. He is widely acknowledged as the world's foremost writer on boat systems maintenance, and writes regularly for "SAIL, Cruising World, Ocean Navigator, Professional Boatbuilder", and "Yachting Monthly, " among other magazines. He is the author of six books, including "Boatowner's Mechanical and Electrical Manual, Marine Diesel Engines, Refrigeration for Pleasureboats, The Cruising Guide to the Northwest Caribbean, " and "Cuba: A Cruising Guide".


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Binding: Book, Other  Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing Number of pages: 16 Dimensions: 4.30" wide x 8.60" long x 0.16" tall Weight: 0.154 lbs. Language: English