Book Description

Review Why would anyone want to learn celestial navigation? The answer: Because it will satisfy your soul. (Sailing)... covers everything you need to know to become an expert celestial navigator. Schlereth's approach and style is decidedly hands-on. (Cruising World)'Clear, concise description of the old-style (non-GPS) offshore navigation using a sextant, a chronometer, H.O. 249 tables, the Nautical Almanac and a plotting sheet--essential for the inevitable day when the electronics give out.'--Wooden Boat (Wooden Boat) Read more About the Author Hewitt Schlereth is an accomplished sailor and the author of several books on navigation, including Commonsense Coastal Navigation and Latitude and Longitude by Noon Sight. He is one of the foremost American authorities on celestial navigation. Read more