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    Re: Impressed with the Raft Book
    From: John Huth
    Date: 2010 Feb 1, 11:42 -0500
    Mike -

    I realized.   I was being a bit tongue-in-cheek, which doesn't come over well in e-mail.  Once upon a time, though, nautical chronometers were considered a specialized tool used strictly for navigation.   I keep a running tab on my Timex Ironman against the NIST time.

    John H.

    On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 11:39 AM, Mike Boersma <mike.boersma@gmail.com> wrote:

    By instrument I meant a specialized tool used strictly for navigation. While a watch is used for navigation it is also used for other activities as well. A watch does give the possibility of being able to determine latitude and longitude.

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