Oct 23, 2018
Modern navigation equipment has made cruising so much easier, but has it made it safer? Lin Pardey ponders on exactly this as she describes how, after sailing more than 190,000 miles using traditional navigation, i.e. a sextant and stopwatch plus hand-bearing compass, she and Larry sail through the Line Islands using GPS.
Links (Amazon links are affiliate links, meaning that The Boat Galley Podcast earns from qualifying purchases):
Garmin GPSMAP 78sc Waterproof Marine GPS and Chartplotter (Amazon)
Training Sextant (Amazon)
Hand bearing compass (Amazon)
Drinking/wine glasses for the boat (Amazon)
Log Book (Amazon)
Celestial Navigation book (Amazon)
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Music: “Slow Down” by Yvette Craig