A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Frank Reed
Date: 2019 Feb 25, 12:47 -0800
Paul Hughes, you wrote:
"I have just brought a 250K tonne vessel across the North Sea with no electrics, a magnetic compass, an oil lamp, and the MkI eyeball."
Are you a pirate? 'cause that sounds illegal! Heh. :) Illegal or not, did you at least have a smartphone with you for GPS backup -- in the event of eyeball failure?
Oh, and was it really 250k tonnes? A supertanker?! Or maybe 250 tonnes? ...a not-so-supertanker.