‘A star to steer her by: the uncommon tale of two 19th century mariners’ manuscripts’

When:
December 8, 2018 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2018-12-08T14:30:00+00:00
2018-12-08T15:30:00+00:00
Where:
Fowey Parish Rooms
Cost:
Members £3 non Members £6

A star to steer her by: the uncommon tale of two 19th century mariners’ manuscripts by Steph Haxton

This talk explores two ‘navigation exercises’, more than mere trials in trigonometry or exercises in plane sailing, but evidence of some inspirational teaching and the art of navigation at the height of Napoleonic War.