books about: navigator
Mentats of Dune
Kevin J. Anderson
In Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson's Mentats of Dune, the thinking machines have been defeated but the struggle for humanity’s future continues. Gilbertus Albans has founded the Mentat School, a place where humans can learn the efficient techniques of thinking machines. But Gilbertus walks an uneasy line between his own convictions and compromises in order to survive the Butlerian fanatics, led by the madman Manford Torondo and his ...
The Annapolis Book of Seamanship: Fourth Edition
Simon & Schuster
“The art of sailing, maneuvering, and preserving a ship or a boat in all positions and under all reasonable circumstances.” With the addition of the words, “and some unreasonable circumstances, too,” this definition of “seamanship” is as valid today as when the first edition of this book was published in 1983. The aim remains to advise you the sailor on essential gear, skills, and behavior that enhance your pleasure and safety. ...
Finding Your Way Without Map or Compass
Today's adventurers will learn how to find their way in the wilderness, in towns, in the desert, in snow-covered areas — even on the ocean — by observing birds, animals, weather patterns, vegetation, shifting sands, patterns of snow fields, and the positions of the sun, moon, and stars.
The Art of Seamanship: Evolving Skills, Exploring Oceans, and Handling Wind, Waves, and Weather
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Wind, waves, weather, and water demand the practiced art of seamanship "Planning and reacting to the unanticipated are the flip sides of seamanship. This blending of pre-voyage preparedness with effective on-the-water response is learned rather than inherent--together they define the art of seamanship." -- Author RALPH NARANJO Each time a sailboat casts off its docklines the sailor enters a marine realm that demands knowledge, ...
Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
Walker & Company
Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day--and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of exploration had been literally lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land. Thousands of lives and the increasing fortunes of nations hung on a resolution. One man, John Harrison, in complete ...
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5: Classroom in a Book
Adobe Creative Team
Serious digital photographers, amateur or pro, who seek the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 choose Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 11 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop Lightroom 5. And brand-new to this edition is a showcase of extraordinary images by working ...
Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book
Adobe Creative Team
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Dreamweaver CC choose Adobe Dreamweaver CC: Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show you step by step everything you need to know to work in Dreamweaver. You’ll learn to create a professional website without having to write code by hand. This completely revised Creative Cloud ...
Topical Memory System
Use the Topical Memory System kit, developed by The Navigators. to improve your knowledge of the Bible, deepen your walk with God, and memorize verses that will carry you through the hard times of life. Learn more about God and His character as you memorize His Word. Box contains the following: Course workbook explaining the Topical Memory System Softcover “book” consisting of the perforated cards—60 verse cards in the NIV, NASB, MSG, ...
Test-Driven Development with Python
Harry J. W. Percival
By taking you through the development of a real web application from beginning to end, this hands-on guide demonstrates the practical advantages of test-driven development (TDD) with Python. You’ll learn how to write and run tests before building each part of your app, and then develop the minimum amount of code required to pass those tests. The result? Clean code that works. In the process, you’ll learn the basics of Django, Selenium, Git, ...
Growing In Christ: A Thirteen-Week Follow-Up Course for New and Growing Christians
This perennial best-selling discipleship tool contains the classic Bible studies Lessons on Assurance and Lessons on Christian Living in one package— 13 lessons in all! These Navigator Bible studies are a great leader’s resource to explain the fundamentals of the Christian life. An ideal gift for a new believer or someone who has an interest in Jesus. Tear-out Scripture memory verse cards are included in KJV, NIV, NASB, and NRSV.
The Essential Wilderness Navigator: How to Find Your Way in the Great Outdoors, Second Edition
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Now with full-color topographic maps and featuring the latest on electronic navigation, The Essential Wilderness Navigator is the clearest and most up-to-date route-finding primer available. Providing readers with exercises for developing a directional ‘sixth sense,’ tips on mastering the art of map- and compass-reading, and comprehensive updates on a range of technological advances, this perennially popular guide is more indispensable than ...
DK Eyewitness Books: Explorer
How did the earliest sailors navigate? Who crossed the Australian continent first? What did the Egyptians find in the "Land of the Gods"? DK Eyewitness Books: Explorer takes a look at the worlds of Amelia Earhart, Jacques Cousteau, Marco Polo and other famous explorers, sharing real-life photographs of their equipment and personal possessions, as well as objects they found. Readers will see arrows shot into Livingstone's boat, Spanish ...
Map Reading and Land Navigation: FM 3-25.26
Department of the Army
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
The purpose of this field manual is to provide a standardized source document for Army-wide reference on map reading and land navigation. This manual applies to every soldier in the Army regardless of service branch, MOS, or rank. This manual also contains both doctrine and training guidance on these subjects. Part One addresses map reading and Part Two, land navigation. The appendixes include a list of exportable training materials, a matrix of ...
Sextant: A Young Man's Daring Sea Voyage and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans
In the tradition of Dava Sobel's Longitude comes sailing expert David Barrie's compelling and dramatic tale of invention and discovery—an eloquent elegy to one of the most important navigational instruments ever created, and the daring mariners who used it to explore, conquer, and map the world. Since its invention in 1759, a mariner's most prized possession has been the sextant. A navigation tool that measures the angle between a celestial ...
Growing Strong in God's Family: A Course in Personal Discipleship to Strengthen Your Walk with God (The 2:7 ...
This first book in The 2:7 Series is designed to help you build a strong foundation for your Christian life through enriching Bible study, Scripture memory, and group interaction. With its biblical and practical approach to discipleship, this workbook will yield long-term, life-changing results, such as: A closer relationship with God A keener sense of priorities Renewed concern for non-Christian friends A growing camaraderie within your ...
The Unofficial Guide to the Disney Cruise Line (Unofficial Guides (Keen))
The Unofficial Guide to the Disney Cruise Line by Len Testa, Erin Foster, and Laurel Stewart is a no-nonsense, consumer-oriented guide to Disney's cruise vacations. This detailed guide points out the best of Disney's ships and itineraries, including a couple of stellar restaurants, top-notch children's activities, and Castaway Cay, one of the best vacation islands in the Caribbean. It also lists which on-board entertainment and restaurants ...
The American Practical Navigator: Bowditch
Paradise Cay Publications
THERE IS NO 2011 EDITION OF BOWDITCH. THIS EDITION WAS PRINTED IN 2012, BUT IS THE 2002 EDITION. There is another edition being offered for sale which claims to be the 2011 Edition Contact us for clarification. This edition of The American Practical Navigator, Bowditch, is offered by Celestaire and Paradise Cay Publications. This is the most recent update of Bowditch, the definitive work on navigation. Nathanial Bowditch first published this ...
The Sextant Handbook
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Loran and GPS notwithstanding, there will always be a place for the sextant aboard any blue-water boat, if for no other reason than the thrill and mystery of finding one's position on earth by gazing at the heavens. Here is the indispensable reference that should accompany the instrument aboard. Cmdr. Bruce Bauer, a professional navigator and master mariner with the U.S. Merchant Marine, has distilled years of hands-on experience into an ...
Book 1: Diving In - iOS App Development for Non-Programmers Series: The Series on How to Create iPhone & iPad ...
Kevin J McNeish
Oak Leaf Enterprises, Inc.
Updated for iOS 8 and Xcode 6! Reviews: "Dedicated to Steve Jobs, this self published book highlights much of what Jobs himself strove for - clear, crisp design, intuitive interface and user experience coupled with high quality, clear content." - Digital Book World, 2013 "Most of the books I scanned, even the “Dummies” series, assumed a basic knowledge of computer programming even for iOS beginners. What I like about ...
Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea: The History and Discovery of the World's Richest Shipwreck
Originally published in 1998 and a best seller in its hardcover and paperback publications, Gary Kinder’s Ship of Gold in the Deep Blue Sea tells the story of the sinking of the SS Central America, a side-wheel steamer carrying nearly six hundred passengers returning from the California Gold Rush, two hundred miles off the Carolina coast in September 1857. Over four hundred lives and twenty-one tons of California gold were lost. It was the ...
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