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    The art of large vessel navigation
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2019 Aug 22, 11:06 -0700

    This vessel is presently visiting Sausalito, California (so I am told). Where do they store the sextant?
    https://www.boatinternational.com/yachts/editorial-features/aviva-inside-the-984m-abeking-rasmussen-flagship-yacht--36319

    There's an interesting little note in the article regarding a rogue wave: 
    “I talked to the captain of the QE2 who went through a wave, and what happens is all the wheelhouse windows smash, they had four foot of water, you then lose all your instruments and they had no ability to control the boat, communicate or navigate.”

    So you need backup navigation, right? Or on a vessel the size of this yacht, maybe just a complete, fully-equipped backup bridge! And on a mega-yacht, there are things more important than the electronics:
    https://www.theguardian.com/news/2019/feb/02/cornflakes-on-the-basquiat-perils-of-superyacht-art

    Frank Reed

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