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WEEMS & PLATH Basic Navigation Set

Model # 2689214Mfg # 317

$44.99

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Product Description

Basic plotting instruments fit nicely in a clear vinyl plastic pouch: standard 15" parallel rules, chart protractor, 6" matte nickel fixed-point dividers, a #2 pencil, a pencil sharpener, and detailed instructions. Lifetime warranty.

Specs

Basic Navigation Set

Type NavTool

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Weems & Plath Basic Navigation Set
 
4.2

(based on 6 reviews)

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83%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate (5)
  • Strong construction (4)

Cons

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Quality is just ok

      By Weekend Warrior

      from Boyds, MD

      Comments about Weems & Plath Basic Navigation Set:

      I order this kit for the ASA 105 class I was taking. The parallel rule had slop in one of the rivets which make near impossible to determine angle accurately. The dividers are ok but recommend you upgrade. You don't need speed rule and it slower to use. Bottom line is skip the kit and upgraded divider and parallel rule and pay about the same.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      A great set to learn the navigator's art

      By Bob

      from Phialdelphia

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Weems & Plath Basic Navigation Set:

          These essentials of navigation are sturdy and useful for practice and real life use. The protractor includes distance scales and other measurement aids not mentioned in the product description that add to its usefulness. Although the dividers do not contain a wheel to set distances they readily hold their spred when transferring distances.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Novice Sailor

          By Paul

          from Deltaville, VA

          About Me Novice sailor

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate
          • Easy to use
          • Good For Beginner
          • Instructions Simple

          Cons

          • None

          Best Uses

            Comments about Weems & Plath Basic Navigation Set:

            This product is all a beginner needs to chart a simple course. Easy to use and understand.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Good stuff!

            By Dave

            from BumF%#K Kansas

            About Me Learning Nautical Nav

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Compact
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Strong Construction
            • Waterproof

            Cons

            • Made in China

            Best Uses

            • Survival

            Comments about Weems & Plath Basic Navigation Set:

            I am teaching myself the art of nautical navigation. With the Basic Navigation set, by Weems and Plath, combined with "How to read a nautical chart by Nigel Calder, and an actual NOAA chart of the Keys to the Dry Tortugas, I am well on my way. Thank you very much for supplying me with the guidance, and the tools to get whare I need to be. Sincerely, Dave Sheakley

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            love my basic navigation set !

            By shelley

            from phoenix, az

            About Me Avid Adventurer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Compact
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Weems & Plath Basic Navigation Set:

                It's easy to use & will hold well on the boat

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Just what I needed, at the right price.

                By Tom the Sailor

                from Edison,N.J.

                About Me Novice sailor, Outdoor Enthusiast

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                • Most basic dividers

                Best Uses

                • Bareboating
                • Day Sailing
                • Day Trips

                Comments about Weems & Plath Basic Navigation Set:

                The set was accurate and easy to use. The dividers are very basic and I will upgrade at some point.

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