Nathanial Bowditch first published this encyclopedic work in 1802. During the last two centuries over 75 editions, almost 1, 000, 000 copies, of Bowditch have been published by the US Government. It has lived because it has combined the best technologies of each generation of navigator. This Edition includes the latest advances in electronic navigation and digital charting technology. It also covers nonelectronic navigation such as celestial, plotting and dead reckoning. Bowditch contains numerous tables which have been valued for years by practicing navigators. Bowditch is carried on the bridge of every U.S. Navy ship and should be the mainstay of any serious navigator's library. Paradise Cay and Celestaire's commercial edition of Bowditch is a complete copy of the latest Government edition.Volume 5 also includes special charts and publications corrected by the Notice to Mariners. ... Index, Distances Between Ports, Sight Reduction Tables for Marine Navigation, Sight Reduction Tables for Air Navigation, and the Radar Navigation and Maneuvering Board Manual. ... Access to the Maritime Safety Information Website is free, but the user must pay the applicable charges for internet service.
|Title||:||The American practical navigator : an epitome of navigation|
|Author||:||Nathaniel Bowditch, National Imagery and Mapping Agency|
|Publisher||:||Paradise Cay Publications - 2002|