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    Re: Who needs a compass? Who needs a sextant?
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2020 Aug 19, 18:55 +0100

    Do I understand correctly that he did have charts?  Is it documented
    how accurate his landfalls were?
    
    
    Bill
    
    On Tue, 18 Aug 2020 at 15:46, Jackson McDonald
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    > From The New York Times:
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    > Marvin Creamer, a Mariner Who Sailed Like the Ancients, Dies at 104
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    > No GPS for him, not even a sextant; the sun and the stars did nicely. He was 
    the first recorded person to sail round the world without navigational 
    instruments.
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    https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/17/sports/sailing/marvin-creamer-a-mariner-who-sailed-like-the-ancients-dies-at-104.html?smid=em-share
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