Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.

NavList:

A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Message:αβγ
Message:abc
Add Images & Files
    or...
       
    Reply
    Re: Navigation "simplified". was: Buckley the Navigator
    From: Jim Hickey
    Date: 2008 Mar 6, 03:51 -0800

    Yes, it was "Atlantic High".
    
    I also recall that when selecting wine for the voyage, as captain, he
    retained a veto over any particular vintage that the crew selected and
    he did not like.
    
    Not a bad policy, I've used from time to time myself!
    
    Jim
    
    
    On Mar 5, 11:25�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.- Hide quoted text -
    >
    > - Show quoted text -
    --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~
    To post to this group, send email to NavList@fer3.com
    To unsubscribe, send email to NavList-unsubscribe@fer3.com
    -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---
    

       
    Reply
    Browse Files

    Drop Files

    NavList

    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    Name:
    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Email:
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.
    Email:

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Subject:
    Author:
    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site