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    Re: My first observations with natural horizon
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2005 Aug 11, 13:38 -0400

    I found Alex' observations and comments very interesting.  One factor
    working in Alex' favor with regard to sun shots was that his general
    course was north in northern waters, which facilitated sun observations
    for much of the day.  Imagine trying to shoot around a jenny if it were
    blocking the sun; in that case, a course change or heaving to might be
    indicated.
    
    On Aug 11, 2005, at 1:26 PM, Alexandre E Eremenko wrote:
    >
    > On Tue, 9 Aug 2005, Yourname Here wrote:
    >
    >> Alex,
    >>
    >> Since this was your first attempt to shoot from a small boat in rough
    >> conditions, it would be intersting to know what procedures you used
    >> to get your self postioned so that you were not concerned about
    >> falling or going overboard, and what else you did to get the best
    >> sight possible.
    >>
    >> I guess your skipper was more concerned in getting to his
    >> destination. Frequently, a change in course or heaving to, provides a
    >> much better platform.
    >>
    >> Joel Jacobs
    >> --
    
    
    

       
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