Budds Outlet wrote:
Does anybody use a handbearing compass?* If so, for what?
We use a hand bearing compass when we race our sailboat.* We use it to mark*our*bearing to the next mark or our*layline.*** KJ
-- Edited by KJ on Sunday 27th of February 2011 12:00:49 AM
We keep one on board (30 years old, and resembles a hockey puck) more as backup than anything else, since we tend to use the plotter (& paper charts) *for routine navigation.*