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 Converting from nautical miles to statute miles
To convert from statute to nautical miles a factor of 1.15 is generally used, even though it is not precise.
To convert from nautical to statute miles: The factor 1.15 may be used, but again, it is not precise.
Nautical miles are used on ocean and coastal waters.
www.boatsafe.com /nauticalknowhow/miles.htm   (330 words)

  
 FAQ: What is a knot? What is a nautical mile?
The nautical mile was based on the circumference of the earth at the equator.
This was taken as the basis for the nautical mile; thus, by definition, 1 minute of longitude at the equator is equal to 1 nautical mile.
Using the definition of a nautical mile for distance at sea, the challenge was to measure speed -- i.e.
www.onlineconversion.com /faq_07.htm   (750 words)

  
 Nautical Trivia Board Game
Nautical Trivia has captured the mystique of blue water racing by simulating the sailing elements of changing winds, changing tides, tacking, racing strategy (block your opponent's wind!!!) and nautical knowledge to enjoy anytime, anywhere, at your command.
Nautical Trivia is designed to challenge sailors of all ages and anyone with a desire to experience the sport of sailing.
Nautical Trivia is played with one player (captain) for each sailboat or groups may divide into crews for each boat and choose a captain.
www.landfallnavigation.com /mnt01.html   (309 words)

  
 MassGIS - NOAA Nautical Chart Images Datalayer Description
In addition to providing these basic elements, nautical charts are working documents used by the mariner both as a "road map" and worksheet and are essential for safe navigation.
Today, nautical charts are used by the Departments of Defense and Transportation, state and local governments, commercial shippers, the fishing industry, and recreational boaters throughout the United States.
Navigational charts and Coast Pilots (a series of nautical books that cover a variety of information important to navigators of coastal and intracoastal waters and the Great Lakes) are integral components necessary for safe and efficient navigation within U.S. and territorial waterways.
www.mass.gov /mgis/noaacharts.htm   (915 words)

  
 The Nautical Institute - International Professional Body for Seafarers
The Nautical Institute is the international professional body for qualified seafarers and others with an interest in nautical matters.
The Nautical Institute is a thriving international professional body for qualified mariners – with over 40 branches worldwide and more than 7,000 members in over 110 countries.
Nautical Institute membership is open to all nationalities - in grades appropriate to qualifications.
www.nautinst.org   (266 words)

  
 Nautical mile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The symbols M, NM, nm and nmi are commonly used in some areas (not to be confused with nm, the official symbol for nanometre).
The International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) in its International System of Units brochure lists the nautical mile in the table of units "currently accepted" for use with SI using M as a symbol, mentioning in a footnote other symbols, and stating that as yet there is no internationally agreed symbol.
Also in maritime navigation, nautical miles can be divided into 10 cables, although the present day definition of the cable uses a much more precise method.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nautical_miles   (847 words)

  
 All about Nautical Charts
A chart shows the nature and form of the coast, the depths of the water and general character and configuration of the sea bottom, locations of dangers to navigation, the rise and fall of the tides, locations of man-made aids to navigation, and the characteristics of the Earth's magnetism.
OCS provides accurate and timely nautical charts, maps, and related products for the coastal and adjacent ocean areas of the United States (including possessions and territories), the Great Lakes, other inland navigable waters, for the safety and efficiency of marine transportation, offshore engineering projects, naval operations, and recreational activities.
The update cycle for nautical charts is as often as every 6 months or as infrequently as 12 years for remote areas.
www.boatsafe.com /nauticalknowhow/charts.htm   (811 words)

  
 NAUTICAL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Famous lighthouses (Cape Hatteras, Boston Harbor, Assateague) are depicted on this fine example of nautical art.
Amazingly detailed from stem to stern, this schooner is so lifelike you'll want to climb aboard and set sail for the bounding main.
This lovable little nautical table is graced by a pair of beguiling gulls.
www.fansgifts.com /nautical.htm   (1064 words)

  
 RIGZONE - Nautical to Acquire Bluebeard and Skipper
Nautical Petroleum plc said that it has entered into an agreement to acquire a 98.5% interest in the Bluebeard (9/12b) and Skipper (9/21) discoveries in the East Shetland Platform from Engen Resources for a minimum of US$2.65 million.
Nautical is encouraging successful completion of the Engen Farmout prior to completion of the Nautical acquisition, though the Nautical acquisition is not subject to the Engen Farmout.
The Bluebeard discovery is directly east of the Mariner discovery (Nautical 26.67%) and has been tested by both the 9/12-3 and 9/12b-6 (1985) wells that flowed 144 bopd (18° API) and 728 bopd (19° API), respectively, from the Tertiary Maureen Sand.
www.rigzone.com /news/article.asp?a_id=34485   (622 words)

  
 Nautical flags, nautical gifts and sailing gifts
With these 36 nautical signal flags, any message can be spelled out for all to see.
All of our personalized stained glass nautical signal flag plaques are custom made by hand one by one in our studio in Virginia and come with a 100% 30-day money back guarantee.
Nautical Signal Flag Translator -- see up to 14 letters translated into Nautical Signal Flags.
www.wingood.com   (552 words)

  
 Imperial Measures of Nautical Units   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
1 nautical mile is the angular distance of 1 minute of arc on the earth's surface.
The International nautical mile is 1852 metres, so is very slightly different from the UK nautical mile.
A knot is a nautical measure of speed, one nautical mile per hour (or about 1.15 mph).
www.gwydir.demon.co.uk /jo/units/sea.htm   (3716 words)

  
 Nautical Decor
Nautical Goods listing under Sporting Goods, and a Boating section under Transportation and Travel.
Nautical decorations and gifts for people that love living, vacationing, or dreaming about the water.
Nautical gifts, nautical clocks, ship clocks, and other marine products for your boat, home and office.
www.premier-net.com /vvtc/HomeAccessories/nautical/index.html   (310 words)

  
 Nautical Donations: Home
Nautical Donations, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) exempt service representing Chicagoland nautical organizations.
Nautical Donations, Inc. accepts donations of boats and nautical equipment then sells them or puts them into service with our charitable organizations.
Nautical Donations, Inc. holds a flea market selling off donated equipment during the Sail-a-palooza event sponsored by Crowley’s Yacht Yard every March.
www.nauticaldonations.org /index.html   (192 words)

  
 Nautical Landing Marina - Moorage for Superyachts and Megayachts in Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Nautical Landing Marina - Moorage for Superyachts and Megayachts in Seattle
Nautical Landing and immediate businesses offer full service and a secure facility to meet the high standards of meticulous and knowledgeable yacht owners, skippers and crew.
Nautical Landing Marina is located at 2500 Westlake Avenue North in Seattle, WA 98109.
www.nautical-landing.com   (170 words)

  
 Nautical
We've got some great nautical gifts for the true collector.
These terrific archival photos add the perfect nautical touch to anyone's home or office.
If you don't have a shelf to fit the Defender, we are also stocking the brass wall hangers which will accommodate any boat size.
www.silverpuffin.com /page/page/1089560.htm   (378 words)

  
 Chelsea Nautical
Although priced to fit any budget, the Nautical Tide / Time Clock is still assembled by master Chelsea clock makers with a polished brass seamless case, screw bezel for positive seal, and internal quartz movements with precision sweep hand.
For those who prefer the nautical look but witout the ship's bell sound, this forged brass clock with screw on bezel is an excellent choice.
The "Newport" Nautical Aneroid Barometer is more affordable than is cousin's.
www.landfallnavigation.com /chelseatide.html   (275 words)

  
 The Nautical Vacation Rental :: About the Area
The Nautical Inn is just 3 short blocks from the public access to the lake, boat rentals and moorings.
Whether you seek a great place to stay with the kids, have a family reunion, golf outing or an intimate couples retreat, then escape from the everyday hustle and bustle and visit us in the "Heart of Lake Geneva" where visitors have been coming to relax and play year round for more than a century...
The Nautical Inn will be 2 blocks up on the northwest corner of Center and Wisconsin Streets.
thenautical.biz /area.html   (941 words)

  
 Nautical Bells Nautical Lights
Lewis and Clark Expedition commemorative gifts, nautical gifts, polished Italian brass gifts, marine fixtures and lighting and a variety of unique and exceptional nautical themed gifts can be found here.
Nautical home decorations, from hooks to lamps and lanterns, to placemats, door knockers, fine art quality display and serving dishes can be enjoyed first-hand in our showroom at the Port of Ilwaco.
We will be more than happy to help you find the nautical lighting that is a perfect fit for you.
www.nautical-brass.com /pages/store.html   (246 words)

  
 Nautical Structures
We are pleased to offer this brief white paper discussion regarding the benefits of Nautical Structures’ equipment used in the construction of your vessels.
Nautical Structures was the first company to develop and utilize Hydraulic Linear Winch technology in large yacht crane systems, over twelve years ago.
Nautical Structures products are supported with extensive documentation.
www.nautical-structures.com /whybuy.htm   (520 words)

  
 Jewelry, Nautical Jewelry - Gold & Silver Cut Coin Jewelry
My wife and I started making and selling nautical jewelry made from coins in the small resort town of Lexington, Michigan located on Lake Huron in 1972.
To make our nauticl jewelry, a small hole is first drilled in the coin, then a very fine jewelers saw blade is inserted through the hole and worked around the coins design (figure), by hand, cutting away the background.
These real coins are first layered in pure Bright Silver, then the figures of each are highlighted and brought to life with rich pure 24K Gold (this work is done by hand).
www.globaltelesis.com /jewelry   (397 words)

  
 Nautical Structures
Nautical Structures’ incredible depth of products gives us the ability to tailor a tender-handling system for most on-board yacht applications.
A total of three independent overhead beam cranes will hoist the yachtsman in his motorized wheelchair and transport him to and from the dock, from either the starboard or the port side of the yacht.
We offer such a wide variety of products because there is such a diverse variety of yacht type and style available to the yachtsman today.
www.nautical-structures.com /new/custde.htm   (435 words)

  
 Nautical Archaeology Home Page
Nautical archaeology is the study of the remains of boats and ships and the cultures that created and used them.
The program therefore focuses on the history of wooden ship construction; seafaring through the ages; maritime commerce, cargoes, and ports; and the techniques used to record, analyse and conserve the remains of these activities.
However, written permission from either the Nautical Archaeology Program or the Institute of Nautical Archaeology is required for the publication of any material.
nautarch.tamu.edu /academic   (313 words)

  
 Nautical Instruments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Our exquisitely crafted nautical instruments are available in various finishes such as nickle, brass, chrome, fl oxidized, silver, copper, gold and antique finish.
Here, As a poineer nautical instruments manufacturers,nautical instruments exporters and wholesales nautical instruments suppliers we have shown just a glimpse of the comprehensive range of nautical products available with us.
Nautical Instruments - Grandfather Clocks by Raison Band Instruments Co. are made of only the highest quality materials and we specializes in all kind of grandfather clock.
www.raisonsbrassband.com /nautical-instruments   (165 words)

  
 Marine and Nautical Collectables
We offer a large variety of nautical theme clocks and collectibles, including ships in bottles, wall clocks, desk clocks, whimsical and decorative lighthouses and more.
Nauticality supply high quality Nautical Gifts and Executive presents like Compasses, Telescopes,Sextants,Ships Lamps and Wheels and many other maritime goods.These make an ideal nautical gift.
Authentic vintage and antique restoration of nautical furniture, complete nautical decor of Pirate Chests, Sea Chests, Pirate Treasure Chests, and nautical theme of fine US Navy China, Nautical Tableware and Dinnerware, Naval Silverware, Navy Table Linens.
e.webring.com /hub?ring=marineandnautica   (550 words)

  
 Nautical Decor- Navigational J. Rackman 3D Wood Sign
Handcrafted from wood and resins and hand painted, it will add a flare of nautical color and character to any space.
We do not ship any orders C.O.D. Nautical Decor Store for reproduction vintage-looking handcrafted 3D signs, sporting and nautical decor.
Designated trademarks and brands are the property of their respective owners.
www.nauticaldecorstore.com /rackman.htm   (120 words)

  
 Nautical Twilight -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy
Nautical Twilight -- from Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy
The period of twilight beginning (or ending) when the center of the (refracted) Sun is more than 12° below the horizon.
"Civil Twilight," "Nautical Twilight," and "Astronomical Twilight." The Astronomical Almanac for the Year 2000.
scienceworld.wolfram.com /astronomy/NauticalTwilight.html   (44 words)

  
 Nautical Antiques & Collectibles/ Codebreaking in WWII
Nautical Antiques Ltd., genuine nautical antiques only, many one of a kind, located in Dallas, Texas.
Reproductions: Fountainhead Exports has been an exporter of nautical instruments and nautical antique reproductions since 1973, and is currently a Government Recognised Export House.
Nautical Research Guild, Inc., A non-profit organization for serious ship modelers, including detailed information on ships and maritime history.
home.earthlink.net /~nbrass1/ezine.htm   (1115 words)

  
 Brass porthole, porthole mirror, porthole windows, nautical decoration, nautical bells
these nautical decoration items (and much more) are available here at Seaside Treasures and More, Inc! From nautical bells and sextants to spyglasses and divers helmets, we are all about nautical decor!
We also carry nautical signs and a variety of fishing harpoon replicas from an era that has passed.
The people at Weems and Plath are known for the precession they build into their "nautically unique" wall clocks and many other of their instruments.
www.seasidetreasures.com   (177 words)

  
 Nautical Almanac History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The familiar orange book, the Nautical Almanac, along with the chronometer, the sextant, a steady hand and a keen eye, are the resources needed to navigate by the stars.
For this purpose the U.S. Nautical Almanac Office was established in the same year.
The Nautical Almanac has been published separate from its parent publication in the UK since 1914, and in the U.S. since 1916.
aa.usno.navy.mil /publications/docs/NewNAHistory.htm   (447 words)

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