from Gene Grossman's Magic Lamp Productions

[star]USING NAUTICAL CHARTS ... How to Read, Use and Interpret Charts, plus segments on Visual Distress Signals, Useful Knots, Aids to Navigation and Handling Emergencies at Sea. Official USCG training footage.
Order item #D201....$29.95 List of Chapters
[star]COASTAL PILOTING ... Equivalent to a 6-week USPS or USCG Aux. evening course. Compass Correcting (T-V-M-D-C), Bow Bearings, Running Fixes, Dead Reckoning, Speed-Time-Distance, Current Diagrams and much more. Everything you need to know for navigating within sight of land.
Order item #D301....$29.95 List of Chapters
[star] CELESTIAL NAVIGATION FOR THE COMPLETE IDIOT ... A plain English explanation that any half-literate boat nerd can understand. Includes review of coastal piloting techniques and comparison to Celestial Navigation, w/Nautical Almanac, more. Covers theory and applications.
Order item #D359....$29.95 List of Chapters
[star]CELESTIAL NAVIGATION & Sextant Instruction for the Sun Noonshot ... Two complete 1-hour lectures. #1:Theory and using the Nautical Almanac; #2: Sextant Use and a complete step-by-step Sun Noonshot. [If you want to use the Moon, Stars and Planets at night... get #D203, below]
Order item #D303....$29.95      SUN NOON-SHOT WORKSHEET List of Chapters
[star]CELESTIAL NAVIGATION - The Air Almanac (H.O. 249) ... After #D303, this program goes on to show how to shoot the 57 Navigational Stars, 4 Planets and Moon. Navigate day or night. Official USN training footage.
Order item #D203....$29.95 List of Chapters

[star]IDENTIFYING STARS & PLANETS ... It's not hard to recognize the Sun or Moon, but to practice Celestial Navigation properly, you must be able to identify the Stars and Planets too. This program will teach how to do that: it was produced by a world class solo circumnavigator and two former instructors at the U.S. Navy's Surface Warfare Officer School. 50 minutes
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[star]OFFSHORE CRUISING GUIDE... How to prepare you and your vessel for extended ocean crossing. Demonstrations of survival suit, desalinazation, and much more. Features world class solo circumnavigatior Dan Byrne. 2 hours.
Order item #D304....$29.95 List of Chapters
[star]USING SINGLE SIDEBAND RADIO (SSB) w/Gordon West ... The most valuable marine communication device, no boater should go offshore without it. Gordon (electronics author for 17 boating and Sailing magazines) shows everything you need to know, from installation to signal propagation.
Order item #D708 ...$29.95 List of Chapters

[star]LEARN TO SAIL & Get That Extra Knot ... Peter Isler (Dennis Conner's America's Cup tactition) and other great sailors show the beginning sailor how to get to the intermediate level.
Order item #D300....$29.95 More Details
[star]BOAT MAINTENANCE (For Power & Sail Boats) ... Pays for itself the first time you use it to fix the marine head that your idiotic boatguest stuffs up, or the worn out impeller or diaphragm water pump and more. 96 min.
Order item #D299....$29.95 List of Chapters

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