Author picture

For other authors named Nigel Calder, see the disambiguation page.

11 Works 421 Members 2 Reviews

Works by Nigel Calder

Tagged

Common Knowledge

Birthdate
1938
Gender
male
Places of residence
Maine, USA

Members

Reviews

Everything you need to know about using a nautical chart. A lot of stuff you don't need to know and way more than you ever thought you would know. So then, the last book you'll ever need about reading nautical charts, even after you switch completely to electronic charts, which Calder recommends against.

You can't just read it, though, it's far too dense and most is not immediately applicable, so buy a copy, read it quickly then get it out ahead of your next passage (or whatever), use it for planning then take it with you. Get a small magnifying glass, too.… (more)
 
Flagged
steve.clason | Aug 14, 2011 |
This extensive maintenance manual sets the bar for any similar work very high by moving rapidly from generalities to specifics across a comprehensive range of boat systems. And because many aspects of boat systems equally apply to renewable energy, gas and diesel engines and recreational vehicle maintenance, it can be used as a broad-based reference work far outside of marine applications. -- Richard D. Masters
 
Flagged
Rickmas | Feb 16, 2010 |

You May Also Like

Associated Authors

Statistics

Works
11
Members
421
Popularity
#57,942
Rating
½ 4.5
Reviews
2
ISBNs
174
Languages
10

Charts & Graphs