Local Knowledge

A Skipper's Reference

(Tacoma to Ketchikan)

 

By Kevin Monahan 

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144 pages                      ISBN 1-932310-11-8           $19.95 Cdn

"A navigation multi-tool for the Inside Passage"

This book contains an eclectic assortment of valuable navigation tools including over 50 pages of handy distance tables between West Coast ports and anchorages for navigation planning and strategies for managing the tides and currents in Johnstone Strait and Cordero Channel set out in an easy-to-use tabular format.

This reference guide for the pilothouse contains an assortment of valuable navigation tools including:

         More than 50 pages of distance tables for finding distances between West Coast ports and anchorages for navigation planning. More than 800 ports and anchorages are identified with over 12,000 separate distance measurements

         Detailed guidance for navigating BC coastal rapids, with a focus on the tides and currents in Johnstone Strait and Cordero Channel, set out in an easy-to-use tabular format.

         Conversion tables, time, distance and speed tables, weather tables, radio procedures and frequencies and a host of other useful information resources to answer many of the questions that come up while underway.

 This book provides the local knowledge to simplify navigation and safe passage from Tacoma to Ketchikan.

"Sure there are Guide Books for this area but this one is like nothing you have ever seen. It has all the information the others don't have, all to make captains or navigators lives much easier."--Northwest Yachting Magazine

 

 

 

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