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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 896 pages
  • Publisher: Paradise Cay; 2002 edition (Aug. 10 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0939837544
  • ISBN-13: 978-0939837540
  • Product Dimensions: 28.6 x 22.1 x 5.4 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #28,087 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By GEORGE R. FISHER on June 30 2004
Format: Hardcover
Although it appears intimidating, it's actually quite readable. It happens also to be the very pinnacle of all marine navigation guides; all others refer to it and every navigator/pilot should own a copy.
But (a) it's enormous in both physical volume and weight and (b) it does get updated. What to do? ...
A search on "nga bowditch" will provide you with the current pdf version, chapter by chapter on the web.
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Format: Hardcover
This is the book the other navigation books keep referring to when trying to make a point or explain some fact of navigation. Might as well just get this book to start with. I just wish the first line on page 230 would have printed, I would like to know what it says.
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Format: Hardcover
Great classic book! Even if you hardly read it this can be a good book for your personal nautical library. However, if you just want to get some technical knowledge from the book free on-line version in pdf format is available at [...]
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