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    Re: Bris sextant
    From: Nels Tomlinson
    Date: 2004 Nov 7, 07:09 +1500

    According to the Wikipedia article I linked to in an earlier thread,
    Lundin is the culprit.  That article also says: ``A three page article
    on the Bris sextant appeared in Yachting Monthly
    (http://www.yachtingmonthly.com/) magazine, June 1997.''
    Can anyone easily find that article?  Wonder if it has any more info
    than the Wikipedia?
    On Sat, 6 Nov 2004 11:16:23 +0000, Yourname Here  wrote:
    > I wouldn't be surprised if the Bris sextant was not related to the owner of
    > the tiny lttle 15 foot sailboat that crossed the Atlantic in 1989 with Sven
    > Lundin and his wife Olga. Those who have read Cruising World magazine back
    > then may remember the series of articles that were published covering the
    > adventures of vessel and crew.
    > Check this link. Its in a Scandiavian lanuage, but you can get the idea.
    > http://www.yrvind.com/ Could the illustration be showing the device your
    > discussing?
    > I read somehwere that the boat Bris is on exhibit somewhere on the East
    > Coast.
    > Joel Jacobs
    > --
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    > http://www.landandseacollection.com
    > -------------- Original message from Robert Gainer
    > : --------------
    > > I made one with some microscope slides and so far cannot get it to work. I
    > > am going to Kennebunk Port Maine this weekend and a friend up there has
    > one
    > > that he says works. He is going to let me try it out on Sunday when we go
    > > for a ride with the boat. The idea sounds great, we will see.
    > > All the best,
    > > Robert Gainer
    > >
    > >
    > > >From: "Royer, Doug"
    > > >Reply-To: Navigation Mailing List
    > > >Subject: Bris sextant
    > > >Date: Tue, 2 Nov 2004 16:40:58 -0800
    > > >
    > > >Robert,
    > > >A Bris sextant is an interesting little tool.
    > > >Here are a few link! s that explain the little guy and how to use one.
    > > >Also,searching the archives I found a few threads about this device.
    > > >One is Navigation 0301 by Gary Harkins a few years ago.
    > > >Here are the links(you have to have a translator to read these):
    > > >
    > > >http://www.yrvind.com/
    > > >
    > > >http://www.cassons-plath.de/catalog/096e.html
    > > >
    > > >I quite enjoy useing the one I have in the backyard or on trips to the
    > > >desert.
    > > >Small,compact and easy to use.I use a Palm OS based N.A. and reduction
    > > >program(I also carry a GPS along) as both are compact and easy to use and
    > > >that is important while hiking/backpacking in the desert .
    > >
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