Re: Dead Reckoning
We do plot on paper when going on a passage. Just seems to make sense though I confess that with backups available I am way less concerned about equipment failure.
At night I always practice lighthouse id and of course when in sight of land try and identify landmarks.
Other than for practice I've not used DR in anger.
"Said Hamlet to Ophelia, I'll draw a sketch of thee.
What kind of pencil shall I use? 2B or not 2B?” Spike Milligan