A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
Date: 2016 May 3, 10:44 -0700
> Thanks for sending this, but I'm still not sure why this sextant has any advantages over other small (7/8 size?) sextants...
Well, we are talking about the French :) I expect the provenance was as significant as the custom features.
That said, I'm tickled to see that Pen Duïck II is racing again. Funny to think that such a graceful boat was once though "extreme".