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What is Magnetic North? | Expert Advice

Two weeks ago, a little birdie sent this article our way. It circulated around the upstairs office at APS, and we thought something about it just didn’t jive with our understanding of magnetic north and how it affects sailors. Luckily, my fiancé might be considered an expert when it comes to such things – and I clicked it over to him for an explanation. Here’s what Ocean Engineer, Sailor, and Guest Writer Karl McLetchie has to say in response to […]