A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Brian Walton
Date: 2020 Sep 26, 03:17 -0700
In my last, I declined to say that my compass was graduated in, horror of horrors, sexagisimal degrees. I went to two Royal Navy schools, and was a Sea Cadet at two others. We “boxed the compass” in “points.” 1 point = 11 and a quarter degrees. 11.25°.
Try that in decimals,