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Radar Afloat Paperback – 23 Nov 2000

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  • Paperback: 96 pages
  • Publisher: Fernhurst Books Ltd.; 3Rev Ed edition (23 Nov. 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1898660719
  • ISBN-13: 978-1898660712
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 0.6 x 21.5 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,634,706 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"This excellent introduction is the official background reader
to the RYA radar course." -- Yachting Monthly, August 2007

"This excellent introduction is the official background reader to the RYA radar course." -- Yachting Monthly, August 2007

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Radar is the ultimate in electronic navigation aids. Other equipment may help you find your find your way across open water, but only radar will see you safely through a thick fog, showing you the ship that may run you down, the rocks that you are trying avoid, or the buoys that mark the channel to your berth.

This practical guide shows you how to get the best possible picture and how to interpret it. All the major techniques are explained in simple terms and illustrated with dual photos of the chart and radar screen - to help you understand their similarities and differences. Radar Afloat is the perfect introduction to this wonderful aid to navigation and safety.


  • Understanding the system.
  • Interpreting the screen.
  • Navigating by radar.
  • Collision avoidance.
  • Blind pilotage.
  • Installation and maintenance.

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