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    Re: Thousand dollar question
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 1999 Jul 28, 8:35 AM

    I would add a lifeboat sextant, $27. 6 water-resistant
    casio watches ($10 ea). Almanac and tables for sight
    A depth sounder (you will approach land sometimes)
    Multiple GPS receivers, all of which run from AA cells.
    OTOH, a member of this list going on such a voyage would
    probably want to do celestial as often as possible. It is
    much more enjoyable with a decent sextant, and you would be
    more likely to use it. But it is not necessary to find your
    On Tue, 27 Jul 1999 22:46:30 -0700, Lu Abel wrote:
    > Your boat is already
    >equipped with a knotmeter.  You are on a tight budget and have figured you
    >can spend no more than $1000 on additional navigation gear.  You can equip
    >you boat any way you wish -- GPS, Loran, or any variety of celestial gear.
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                   J36 Gjo/a
    Associate Editor           Electronic Products
    20+ years without a car, a TV, or a website

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