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    Golden Globe Race -- how would you detect cheating?
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2021 Apr 27, 11:29 +0100

    In the Golden Globe race, and similar races that demand the use of
    celestial navigation and prohibit GPS (GNSS in general), and in
    assessment of logs for eg RYA Ocean Yacht Master, there is presumably
    a need to check that the celestial position fixes are not faked.
    As a purely academic exercise, I wonder what members' thoughts are on
    how to catch any cheating.   Of course  one can add random errors to
    measured altitudes and times, and one can even do second order faking
    so that the statistics of the errors are "not too good".
    Anything else that one could look out for if you actually know the
    boat's position against time from other observations (eg they have a
    tracker or AIS but they cannot access the position themselves).
    Bill Lionheart

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