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What does CELNAV stand for?

CELNAV stands for Celestial Navigation


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GORDON MARSHALL Another great stalwart of ocean racing and the CYCA, Gordon Marshall was a key figure in the management of the Sydney Hobart Race and also a noted navigator in the ocean classic at a time when celestial navigation skills were moving from the traditional sextant, almanac and tables, to programmable calculators.
We had been trained in celestial navigation - plotting our courses by star fixes - and we also were familiar with dead reckoning, in which we tried to estimate our position by watching the ground below, but what do you do when you're in the soup and can see nothing either up or down?
Celestial Navigation in the GPS Age, revised edition John Karl Paradise Cay Publications Box 29, Areata, CA 95518 9780939837755, $24.