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    Re: Averaging
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Oct 20, 22:57 -0400

    On Oct 20, 2004, at 8:09 PM, Jim Thompson wrote:
    
    > I really want to give the sextant a try on blue water some day.  I've
    > been
    > trying to find a way to get to sea on a 2-4 week ocean trip, either a
    > passage on a commercial ship where I could keep my own DR/CN plot and
    > then
    > check it against the ship's log at the end of the trip, or a leg on a
    > cruising sail or powerboat.
    
    Jim,
    
    You could take along a handheld GPS to keep your position, but an
    excuse to check the ship's log should not be overlooked!
    
    Fred
    
    
    

       
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