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    Re: Accuracy of Altitude sighting at Sea
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 1999 Oct 23, 3:51 PM

    It is perfectly true that you cannot "justify" the price of a fine sextant for 
    navigating a small craft. But, if you have the money to spend, the pleasure 
    of using it (or just
    holding it) is worth something.
    A davis Mk 3 will allow you to find Bermuda, or the Azores with no trouble.
    On Sat, 23 Oct 1999 09:37:24 +0100, Dr. Geoffrey Kolbe wrote:
    >I have to say, I was a little surprised at this. It means that one is
    >hardly justified in buying a C.Plath Navistar sextant, when for a 50th of
    >the price one can buy a Davis Mk 3 plastic sextant and not really be
    >compromised by its comparative crudeness and simplicity!

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