Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.

NavList:

A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Message:αβγ
Message:abc
Add Images & Files
    or...
       
    Reply
    Re: I wish I had thought to bring 'that' along with me...
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2017 Jan 22, 05:32 -0800

    David,

    A few things for your CN check list (x2):

    1. Small hand held GPS with extra batteries. Only turn on long enough to acquire satillites, display Lat. Lon., speed over ground, course made good, and UT then turn off to save batteries.

    2. Digital wrist watch.

    3. Digital and or mechanical stopwatch with large time display.

    4. Pilot charts for trip. The second mate should have some extras to give you as well as extra general charts.

    5. Pocket trig calculator.

    6. Tamaya NC 2, NC 77, and or smart phone with CN apps.

    7. Photo copy exactly what you need to save weight (NA, Pubs, etc.).

    8. A compact  travel shortwave.

    9. 0.5mm/0.7mm mechanical pencil with extra leads and pocket note books.

    10. White Mars eraser ! 

    11. LED flash light.

    12. Compact plotting tools.

    13. DSLR Camera *

    14. Small hand bearing compass. Caution - there will be large deviations.

    15. Reading glasses / sun glasses.

    16. 7x50mm binoculars if there is any room left.

    17. Tape measure (height of eye measurement or just in case you have to make a kamal/cross staff ).

    * So you can share your CN adventure with us ;-)

    Be sure to check all your equipment with customs before departure to avoid duty fees.

    Greg Rudzinski

       
    Reply
    Browse Files

    Drop Files

    NavList

    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    Name:
    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Email:
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.
    Email:

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Subject:
    Author:
    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site