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    Re: Determining the center of the cocked hat
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2010 Nov 17, 19:50 +1100
    I have come across this methodology in Coastal Nav, much as described, except that the position lines are true bearings to shore points derived from compass readings.  The point they radiate away from is the vessel's location.  Once the lines are placed on the chart, passing through the shore points, the intersection must be where the boat is.

     Gary LaPook wrote:

    ... in addition, it gives another method I had never seen before which is labels the the "Steiner Point" method. Have any of you used this method which looks like an easy, quick and accurate way to accomplish this task?

    Linked File: http://www.fer3.com/arc/imgx/FM-30-476.pdf


       
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