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    Re: Having trouble
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2012 Jan 8, 20:11 -0800

    Patrick,

    You must of course keep after it until mastered. Try picking up a bubble sextant (octant) on ebay for backyard practice or through the kitchen window observations during winter. After putting in some hours with the bubble sextant then a regular sextant will seem rock solid.

    As for the movies - give Das Boot a watch. There is a great sextant and sight reduction scene where the whole crew is hovering over the poor navigator at the sub's chart table.

    Greg Rudzinski
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