The Admiralty Manual of Navigation, Vol. 1 Principles of Navigation
by Peacock, Alan
11th ed. Internationally recognised as the leading authority on the subject, it provides all the essential principles of navigation for naval ships, commercial vessels and leisure craft. Combining theory and practice this edition details information on the Earth’s geodesy, charts, publications, tides, navigation aids and practical techniques for fixing, ocean and coastal navigation, hydrographic surveying and pilotage, including blind pilotage. It also covers guidance for mariners using computer-powered equipment such as radar, electronic chart display and information systems (ECDIS) and the automatic identification system (AIS).