A UNIQUE COMPETITION
Calculation of the geographical position taking as a reference the elevation of the stars
in an oceanic crossing from the Spanish Peninsula to the Canary Islands
On your marks....TOP!
Each sailboat determines the 2 official roles: skipper and navigator; the rest of the team is part of the crew.
It does't have to be necessarily the same person who always performs these functions. But one must be officially appointed *.
Responsible of the sailboat and the crew.
In charge of the safety on board, maneuvers, and regulations.
Only person on board who will have access the the GPS.
Responsible for the astronavigation.
Must know how to use the sextant, calculate position, place the sailboat on a nautical chart and determine the course to follow.
Rest of the sailing team.
They help with maneuvers, astronavigation, night watches, and life on board.
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