Navigation & Books

On the chart table you will find sea charts, tide tables, navigational triangles and dividers. On deck, binoculars, compass, sounding lead and log are used to determine position - traditional navigation requires genuine tools of the trade. If a sextant is part of the equipment, the art of astronautical navigation can also be used to determine the position on the high seas. If, however, things have to happen very quickly and the ship's position and course have to be transmitted to surrounding ships, it is possible to make use of the electronic navigation system AIS. … Read more
On the chart table you will find sea charts, tide tables, navigational triangles and dividers. On deck, binoculars, compass, sounding lead and log are used to determine position - traditional... read more »
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Navigation & Books
On the chart table you will find sea charts, tide tables, navigational triangles and dividers. On deck, binoculars, compass, sounding lead and log are used to determine position - traditional navigation requires genuine tools of the trade. If a sextant is part of the equipment, the art of astronautical navigation can also be used to determine the position on the high seas. If, however, things have to happen very quickly and the ship's position and course have to be transmitted to surrounding ships, it is possible to make use of the electronic navigation system AIS. …

… The Automatic Identification System enables ships to identify each other and to exchange data on course, speed, position and other information. Toplicht offers an extensive selection of navigational instruments. These include steering compasses, hand bearing compasses, build-in compasses and sextants. In case of boredom in the cabin during bad weather or out of season, we also offer a hand-picked selection of international book titles from ship history to boatbuilding. In addition to beautiful, rare illustrated books, you will find a number of manuals and handbooks with invaluable information, tips and background knowledge for practical work on and around boats and ships.

> Bearing compasses
> Built in compasses
> Steering & Set-up compasses
> PLASTIMO
> SILVA
> CASSENS & PLATH
> C.PLATH
> Echo Sounder & Hand Lead
> Log

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> baltic sea
> north sea & river Elbe
> inner waters
> log books
> almanacs

> Boatbuilding & Boat care
> Electric, Engine & Technology
> Adventure stories & Novels
> Splicing & Knots
> Cooking on board
> Special boat types
> Seamanship & Education
> Port guide & Harbour books
> Rigging & Sails
> Tradition & History
> Magazines
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Content 1 piece
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3723_07 Compass fluid ISOPAR M for C. PLATH compasses
Content 0.5 Liter (€81.68 * / 1 Liter)
€40.84
3628_01 Devider
from €17.45
3628_03 Devider
from €15.50
3628_04 Devider
€12.28
3730_03 Compass fluid CASSENS & PLATH
Content 1 Liter
€51.66

… The Automatic Identification System enables ships to identify each other and to exchange data on course, speed, position and other information. Toplicht offers an extensive selection of navigational instruments. These include steering compasses, hand bearing compasses, build-in compasses and sextants. In case of boredom in the cabin during bad weather or out of season, we also offer a hand-picked selection of international book titles from ship history to boatbuilding. In addition to beautiful, rare illustrated books, you will find a number of manuals and handbooks with invaluable information, tips and background knowledge for practical work on and around boats and ships.