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    Re: Navigation "simplified". was: Buckley the Navigator
    From: Ken Gebhart
    Date: 2008 Mar 6, 18:50 -0600

    He produced a VHS named "Airborne", and I think a book too by the
    same name.  There was a fair amount of celestial in that one.
    Another book called "Windfall" had some celestial.
    
    Ken G
    On Mar 5, 2008, at 10:25 PM, Greg R. wrote:
    
    >
    > --- "Greg R."  wrote:
    >
    >> Do you have a title by any chance? I couldn't locate anything with
    >> that description on Amazon.
    >
    > Or is it maybe "Atlantic High"? That just popped up on another search
    > right after I sent that, it didn't before.
    >
    > --
    > GregR
    >
    >
    >> --- Jim  wrote:
    >>
    >>> It has been many years since I read Buckley's book about sailing
    >>> across the Atlantic.
    >>
    >> Do you have a title by any chance? I couldn't locate anything with
    >> that
    >> description on Amazon.
    >>
    >> --
    >> GregR
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>> It has been many years since I read Buckley's book about sailing
    >>> across the Atlantic. If I recall correctly, I believe that the HP
    >> 65
    >>> was programmed by a friend/engineer from HP.
    >>>
    >>> I always had the impression that  Buckley was fascinated with CN
    >> but
    >>> did not know the level of detail of the subject that one might be
    >>> lead
    >>> to believe and, as has been mentioned earlier, did things by wrote.
    >>>
    >>> I also recall a rather pompous comment near the end of the book
    >>> explaining that due to his notoriety many people would buy his book
    >>> on
    >>> sailing thus paying for the voyage.
    >>>
    >>> A review of his video I read commented that "you better bring your
    >>> dictionary" to understand what he was saying referring to Buckley's
    >>> incessant use of obscure words. I would think it not too condusive
    >> to
    >>> easy understanding someone new to the subject.
    >>>
    >>> Interesting guy.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>
    >>
    >>>
    >>
    >
    >
    >
    
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