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    Re: Use of a sextant contravenes H&S legislation!
    From: Philip Lange
    Date: 2006 Mar 5, 12:15 -0500
    Gentlemen,
    I have been lurking  for a month or so and have found the discussions well worth reading. Thank you for maintaining a stimulating discussion. Here is my two cents on this topic.

    Of course we know that eye damage is an occupational risk for navigators. Many developed blind spots in their right eyes over time due to sun gazing.

    Perhaps someone knows of a device that does not require looking at the sun? A variation of the back staff?

    It seems to me that rewriting the article substituting a sextant  with a back staff  (wink - wink) would get the information out and slip under the "safety police's" RADAR. Especially if directions on how to build your own back staff were included.

    Just a thought.
    Philip

    At 07:08 AM 3/5/2006, you wrote:
    A week or so ago, I sent an article on the use of a sextant....

     Philip & Marilyn Lange
       AE4OV & KD4JRC,
      S/V ORYOKI
    Witness 35 Catamaran
     http://www.oryoki.net
     

       
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