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Tip on adapting your marine charts to be more useful during periods of reduced visibility.
BOAT JOURNAL #77 Feb-Mar 1991 pg. 49

Know your buoys. Questions and answers on reading navigation buoys.
BOATING WORLD #87 Oct-Nov 1992 pg. 22

Pre-launch checklist for electronic boating equipment. Tips on checking out your depth finder, VHF-FM radio, Loran-C, GPS, and radar.
BOATING WORLD #100 May 1994 pg. 34

Eyeball navigation. Using visual clues to help guide you on the water, especially in channels.
BOATING WORLD #101 Jun 1994 pg. 26

A hinged Plexiglas cover secures and protects marine charts during use.
BOATING WORLD #106 Feb 1995 pg. 102

Fifteen surefire navigation tips.
BOATING WORLD #155 Jan 2000 pg. 26

Navigating the unknown. Ten tips for navigating unfamiliar waters.
BOATING WORLD #158 Apr 2000 pg. 24

Basics of plotting a course using marine charts.
BOATING WORLD #171 Jul 2001 (v.22) pg. 30

Basics of reading nautical charts.
BOATING WORLD May 2002 (v.23#5) pg. 42

Learn chart-and-compass navigation.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #443 Apr 1965 (v.61) pg. 82

Basic course in boat navigating by compass.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #490 Mar 1969 (v.65) pg. 71

Basic navigation for boatmen.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #573 Feb 1976 (v.72) pg. 64

Navigating a small boat. A look at the basic equipment you need, what you should do before you leave the dock and how to plot and follow a course.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #619 Dec 1979 (v.75) pg. 15

Rack holds navigation aids.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1963 (v.183#4) pg. 182

How to use a portable radio with a directional antenna to locate a boat's position and to steer a direct course toward shore.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1967 (v.191#3) pg. 112

How to read a marine chart.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1971 (v.198#2) pg. 86

How to construct a simple cross-staff, a primitive equivalent of the mariner's sextant. Includes table of data for calibration.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Nov 1974 (v.231#5) pg. 126

Spring navigation checkup. Tips on routine care and updating of navigational equipment and electronics gear.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #48 Apr-May 1986 pg. 21

Pocket navigation. Part 1. How to make simple devices for measuring speed, distance and time.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #49 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 18

Pocket navigation. Part 2. Homemade tacking computer.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #50 Aug-Sep 1986 pg. 17

Navigation tricks of the sailing masters. Ancient methods for determining speed and distance.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #64 Dec 1988-Jan 1989 pg. 14
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #67 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 8

The art of finding your way. Tips on navigating your boat using a compass, charts and tide tables.
WOODENBOAT #59 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 102

Advice on choosing and using parallel rules and dividers in marine navigation.
WOODENBOAT #100 May-Jun 1991 pg. 124