The Lo-tech Navigator

Crowley, Tony (Book - 2004)
The Lo-tech Navigator
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Modern sailor have become increasingly dependent on their expensive electronics. But what happens when that equipment fails? What about those sailors who can't afford such gadgets in the first place? In The Lo-Tech Navigator, author Tony Crawley demonstrates that there is little need to purchase expensive fittings when one might just as well build simple but effective devices from materials readily available. He outlines dozens of ingenious projects in meticulous detail. Combining a little ingenuity with a wealth of common sense, Crawley's practical suggestions will save sailors hundreds of dollars. They might even come up with a few clever alternatives of their own. Scattered among the projects is a collection of seafaring tales, puzzles, poetry, and nautical oddities, all of which enhance the text with adventure and whimsy.
Authors: Crowley, Tony, 1940-
Title: The lo-tech navigator
Publisher: Rendlesham, Woodbridge, Suffolk : Dobbs Ferry, NY : Seafarer Books, Sheridan House, c2004
Characteristics: 147 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 24 cm
ISBN: 1574091913
Branch Call Number: VK555 .C884 2004
Statement of Responsibility: Tony Crawley
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 147)
Subject Headings: Sailing Navigation
Topical Term: Sailing
LCCN: 2003028061
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