A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Dick Pratt
Date: 2015 Oct 31, 15:14 -0700
Sean, Jackson, John, Andre...gentlemen, thank you for the warm welcome and generosity.
I've been peruseing the archives for a few weeks. Indeed the information here is invaluable and the combined knowledge is a goldmine.
Supposed to be racing today. However, 3/4 of the fleet prudently decided, against presenting their boats to gearbusting weather.
Received a stream of voicemails on the way to the club, so we shut her down. Winds have been up to 35+ today.
A wee bit of sextant porn.
Circa approx. 1915-1917 Kelvin, White & Hutton Vernier Sextant -1940 David White US Navy Mk II Micrometer Drum Sextant - 1988 Freiberger/Zeiss Optics Drum Sextant