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post #314 of Old 01-06-2009
Boasun
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I won't diss the GPS crowd, but I have had GPSs go out on me more than once and It was and is a good thing that I could and can navigate by coast piloting and Celestial.
So for those of you who depend on the GPS 100% of the time, I highly recommend that you learn coast piloting and Celestial navigation and practice both contenuously. Then when the GPS does gives up the ghost, you are not left out on a limb or in the lurch.

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