The Lo-Tech Navigator

The Lo-Tech Navigator

The Lo-Tech Navigator

Tony Crowley

Seafarer Books

c/o Sheridan House Inc.

145 Palisade St., Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522

1574091913 $17.95 1-888-743-7425

The Lo-Tech Navigator is a straightforward and practical guide to navigating at sea without the use of modern computers and advanced navigational devices. Such devices are useful, but sometimes they fail; and sometimes sailors can’t afford such tools to begin with. The Lo-Tech Navigator discusses how to build and use simple compasses, sextants, and other simple tools that can cultivate navigational skills while saving hundreds of dollars. The basic mathematical formulas for calculating such things as longitude are described with examples. Color photographs and poetry releated to seafaring sprinkle amid this superb resource, recommended for all sea voyagers–it’s always good to back up one’s aids and gadgets with good old-fashioned knowledge.

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