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cool: how a sextant works . You might recognize this from the cover of Threats. A sextant forms the base of Captain Paderwatch's machine. Sextant Tattoo, Boat Navigation, Sailing Lessons, Sailboat Living, Merchant Marine, Boat Stuff, Kayaks, Wooden Boats, Boat Building

using a sextant

This is from a cool book called The Marvels and Mysteries of Science published in 1941.

Driving through the heavy weather, could it be in the Southern Ocean? Stürmische See, Old Sailing Ships, Boat Names, Stormy Sea, Wooden Ship, Sail Away, Set Sail, Ship Art, Model Ships

Decks awash on the Invercauld.

2910 views on Imgur: The magic of the Internet

Henri-Cartier Bresson :: On the Rhine, Germany, 1956 (boat, boats, sailing) Magnum Photos, Candid Photography, Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Urban Photography, Color Photography, Exposure Photography, Old Photos, Vintage Photos

On the Rhine river - Lot 92

On the Rhine river - Henri Cartier-Bresson - Lot 92 - Result: €7502 - Find all details for this object in our online catalog!

Martin Aagaard – was a Norwegian painter. Aagaard specialized in marine painting. He was born in Levanger in Nord-Trøndelag county, Norway. He was educated at Trondheim Technical School and the Royal Drawing School in Oslo. ("Sailor" by Martin Aagaard) Boat Painting, Nautical Art, Magazine Art, Art Sketchbook, Public Art, Art Blog, Art History, Art Photography, Sailing

SeasSailsShips

I sail tall ships for a living. This is about places I've worked, boats I want to sail, and stuff I find amusing.

Stretched Canvas Print: Rum Cay Canvas Art by Malarz : West Indies Decor, West Indies Style, British West Indies, British Colonial Bedroom, Colonial Art, British Colonial Style, Painting Prints, Wall Art Prints, Poster Prints

Rum Cay Solid-Faced Canvas Print

Fronckowiak Rum Cay, 12/18/02, 12:12 PM, 8C, 5714x7108 (157 601), 100, Redfish Dbl Po, 1/30 s, R71.0, G36.0, B51.0

Gregory Peck interpreta al Captain Ahab en 'Moby Dick'

Ahab

Gregory Peck como Capitão Ahab Por vários dias depois da partida de Nantucket, não se viu o Capitão Ahab acima das escotilhas. Os imediatos se revezavam regularmente a cada quarto, e por nada se percebia o que pudesse desmentir que fossem eles os comandantes do navio; somente às vezes saíam da cabine com ordens tão inesperadas e peremptórias que, no final das contas, ficava evidente que comandavam por delegação de outrem. Sim, seu supremo senhor e ditador estava a bordo, embora até aquele…

Celestial Navigation: why the Navy is using it again . by The Petite Prepper Emergency Preparation, Survival Prepping, Survival Skills, Survival Hacks, Boat Navigation, Compass Navigation, Hobbies To Try, Boat Stuff, Remote Sensing

Celestial Navigation …why the Navy is using it again…and why you should too…

Just recently, the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland had announced that it was planning on reinstating instruction in celestial navigation. It hadn’t taught this subject since 1998.1 Why the …

How to Use a Sextant: 14 Steps (with Pictures) - wikiHow

How to Use a Sextant

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…

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Understanding the Importance of Marine Navigation Lighting

While driving on a road, a driver is required to have headlights on the vehicle. Similarly even boats and ships are required to have lights. Such lights, known as marine navigation lighting, form a very important part of the marine navigation systems.

Remains of an Nantucket whaling ship with a poignant tie to the book Moby-Dick have been discovered on a remote reef almost 600 miles northwest of Honolulu. The Two Brothers is the first wrecked Nantucket whaler to be discovered, and the.

US: In Pacific Discovery, Traces of Nantucket and 'Moby-Dick' -- Sott.net

Remains of an 1800s Nantucket whaling ship with a poignant tie to the book Moby-Dick have been discovered on a remote reef almost 600 miles northwest of Honolulu. The Two Brothers is the first wrecked Nantucket whaler to be discovered, and the...

The Voyage: Whale Processing

The Voyage: Whale Processing

Albert Edelfelt: "At Sea" - In Salon the painting "At Sea" was considered the best work of the Nordic region of the year It was bought by the Swedish art collector Pontus Fürstenberg.Edelfelt was elected member of the Academy of Art in Denmark and Sweden. Georges Braque, Georges Seurat, Frank Stella, Pierre Bonnard, Norman Rockwell, Hans Holbein, Theo Van Gogh, Fra Angelico, Honfleur

"At Sea" by Albert Edelfelt, 1883

Göteborg Kunstmuseum, Göteborg, Sweden:

Artur Pastor May 1 1922 in Alter do Cho September 17 1999 in Lisbon was a Portuguese photographer Nazar close up 1 artur pastor Trailer a paisagem de Minimalist Photography, Urban Photography, Color Photography, Vintage Photography, Algarve, Nostalgic Pictures, Ansel Adams, Magnum Photos, Fish Art

Artur Pastor - arturpastor: Artur Pastor revisitado em final de...

arturpastor: “Artur Pastor revisitado em final de ano. Nazaré, década de 50. ”

An amazing collection of shipwreck photos spanning 125 years will shortly go on display at the National Maritime Museum in London. The museum has bought the collection of photos from the Gibson family, who took them all between 1872 and Guy Debord, Luna Lovegood, Sirius Black, Jon Snow, Angela Davis, George Carlin, Black Sails, Maritime Museum, Nature

On this day: The Mildred ran aground in 1912

The Mildred was travelling from Newport to London when it got stuck in dense fog and hit rocks at Gurnards Head at midnight on the 6th of April 1912.