The Moon

When it is full, the moon provides the sailor with light.  As it waxes and wanes, it helps him count the days.  As it orbits the earth, it governs the tides on which he sails.  Clearly, knowing about the moon is essential for any sailor.  Click on the links below to learn some moon basics.

Why the Moon Changes Shape

Why the Moon Rises and Sets

Why the Moon Affects the Tides