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Old 05-06-2009, 06:43 PM   #15
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I am just going to print directly from the forum - so the references and other comments will be included. You never know, you might start seeing other Britannia Yacht Club folks in here before too long!

If you know of a text that walks you through doing a compass check, I would be grateful for the citation. I want to compile an aide memoire and that is definitely something that needs to go in.

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Deviation card, swinging a compass, etc., aren't a number of these things in Chapman's "Piloting & Seamanship"? *It's been a long time since I've read it, and I gave away our copy of Chapman's to our Danish son-in-law.

Chapman's is the one book I read cover-to-cover before we left to go cruising, carried it with us and referred to it often. *Lots of information in there. *
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Now I know...outstanding post! I'm going to make a hardcopy of that one.
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Amazon says that they are releasing the 66th ed. of Chapman's Piloting & Seamanship soon. I wonder what has changed from the 65th ed?
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Amazon says that they are releasing the 66th ed. of Chapman's Piloting & Seamanship soon. I wonder what has changed from the 65th ed?
There is a new buoy: emergency wreck. Could be something on AIS.

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