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Re: Navigators: The Sextant you own and have a License?

I have an old Davis MK20 that I used to teach myself the rudiments of Celestial Navigation a few years ago. Even with a plastic sextant and a little luck I can generally fix my position to within 10nm of what the GPS tells me. That is, if I don't get seasick while trying to use the sextant.

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