G- Let me first say that after doing research and reviewing the data you do NOT have to invert your sextant as long as it is not an Astolab Mk IV Megablaster 2000 with the new lazer site that the Chineese got from Bill Clinton.
Dear Mr. T, thank you for your kind words, and prompt response. Yes we are very proud of or "yellow menace" as we decided to call her, now.... we changed her name, am I to expect bad lick???
I'm not sure what this means, but in your case I think it is safe to say that you should expect "bad lick". (kinda goes without saying!)
Our boat does not have batteries but we have a foot pedal generator that we use, what charger do you recommend?? and shall I connect the batteries in series or in parallel??
Yes you should connect your two D cells into a serious parallel. The generator should charge them full so long as you can continue to pedal for 48 hour following each 1.5 hours you run your GPS. (Testing based on an artificial environment and a non-existent boat with upgrades that haven't been invented yet.) Your results may vary.
Thank you...one more question....what books shall I read??? We bought the autobiography of Paris Hilton is that a good navigational book???
I believe the Paris Hilton Manual can be a very valuable tool and teach many types of navigation, none of which will be useful on you boat. However you may be able to pick-up some tips on attracting underweight, skinny, bimbo, hos, while in port. I would recommend getting the soon to be released Ken Barnes books "How to sail like a Cuban refugee", and "Circumnavigating One Coast".
Yes, the brings me to the next question, what boat is good to circunnavigate coastaly????
Haper Collins is hoping that you will write the manual for this one "What boat is good to circunnavigate coastaly????" as the Portuguese have a real nack for it. That is why they only discovered Africa (They sailed south until they ran into it!), and it took a stupid Italian who couldn't read a map, sailing some Spanish Prams to discover the New World.
I hope this fully answers your questions, though I'm sure you'll come up with something.