Use a Sextant | Sailboat living, Sailboat, Solar time
To use a sextant to find the angle of elevation of an object, you’ll need to know your elevation above sea level. Sight the horizon by looking through the horizon mirror, then move the sextant’s index arm until the object you’re trying to find is also visible on the horizon. Clamp the index arm in place with the flip-lock, then turn the micrometer knob to fine-tune the sextant so the object is perfectly aligned with the horizon. Record the time you made your sighting in hours, minutes, and…
How to Navigate by the Sun
Download a printable quadrant: http://www.davidcolarusso.com/handouts/quadrant.pdf Learn how to find south, your latitude, and your longitude with only a few...
Elco Motor Yachts: Complete Inboard or Outboard Electric Marine Motors and Hybrid Electric Marine Propulsion Systems for Sailboats, Yachts and other boats.
Elco Motor Yachts: 604-510-0800 for Complete Electric Marine Motor Systems and Hybrid Electric Marine Propulsion Systems from 6 hp to 125 hp diesel engine equivalency for yachts and sailboats from 25 feet to 85+ feet with lithium marine batteries.
Wave performance of the 23ft Dayboat with flat bottom- Video in Chop.
Video of the 23ft Dayboat smooth action in significant chop in the Hawkesbury River Estuary wind against tide. Easy building with flat bottom.