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Re: Modern Celestial class: this weekend
From: Ken Gebhart
Date: 2014 Oct 15, 19:37 -0500
Most of your posts up until now (and I for some reason don't get them all) have cast celestial navigation in the light of a bygone utility. Now, with your Modern Course you tout its necessity to some degree. Kudos for that. Having just finished my exhibit at the Annapolis Show, I have come to the conclusion that CN has turned the corner to becoming a recreational destination rather than just a back-up. Sailors want to see if they can do it!
On Oct 15, 2014, at 3:01 PM, Frank Reed wrote:
Class this coming weekend at Mystic Seaport. Still plenty of time to sign up...
MODERN CELESTIAL NAVIGATION
This is not your grandparents' celestial navigation! Celestial for the 21st century navigator: a fast-paced introduction to celestial navigation from a modern perspective, designed especially for yachtsmen and recreational boaters. If you're thinking about bluewater sailing, celestial navigation stands as the only [...]
More here: http://www.reednavigation.com/mod-class/
PS: "19th Century Navigation" in two weeks. "Lunars" two weeks after that.
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