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Thursday April 18, 2019

5 steps to a line of position. STEP 1: Determine Ho a). Take your sextant sight. That is Hs (Hight of sextant) b). Correct for Index Error and Dip ( from the Nautical Almanac). This yields Ha (Apparent Altitude). c). Finally apply your Main Correction (from the Nautical Almanac) to get your Ho (Observed Altitude). […]

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Tuesday April 16, 2019

5 steps to a line of position. STEP 1: Determine Ho a). Take your sextant sight. That is Hs (Hight of sextant) b). Correct for Index Error and Dip ( from the Nautical Almanac). This yields Ha (Apparent Altitude). c). Finally apply your Main Correction (from the Nautical Almanac) to get your Ho (Observed Altitude). […]

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Monday April 15, 2019

“Real isn’t how you are made,’ said the Skin Horse. ‘It’s a thing that happens to you. When a child loves you for a long, long time, not just to play with, but REALLY loves you, then you become Real.’ ‘Does it hurt?’ asked the Rabbit. ‘Sometimes,’ said the Skin Horse, for he was always […]

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Sunday April 14, 2019

The past few days have been spend trying to upload 2 “Tim on Everything” videos, and some boat work.  I have to figure why my water maker is not working, plus do a repair on my boob track.  Once my main sail is repaired and I get my Monitor Wind Vane parts, I will be […]