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    Re: Navigation "simplified". was: Buckley the Navigator
    From: Greg R_
    Date: 2008 Mar 5, 20:20 -0800

    --- 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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