Sailing Directions

Sailors always recorded sailing directions. In societies with an oral tradition, navigators underwent a long apprenticeship learning sailing directions by heart. Sometimes this

5.7 Point to Point Sailing

seemed similar to preparation for the priesthood, as navigators were seen as possessing skills beyond human ken.

Even with the latest navigational aid, entering a strange port for the first time is never as easy as entering a familiar harbour. If you have a choice, go for a destination you know,whose features are burned into your mind. If you must enter a strange harbour then gather as much information about it as possible and plan to enter in daylight with a favourable tide.

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