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    Re: How accurate are fixes in practice?
    From: Peter Fogg
    Date: 2008 Jul 12, 15:50 +1000
    Jeremy says
    I don't envy those who need to shoot from small vessels.  I have never done so, and can't say that I'd like to.  My worse conditions are 20 degree rolls with periods of 10-15 seconds.  That can get irritating, but not insurmountable.
     
    While inside a solid building all warm and snug, cold wet wind outside, you don't generally feel inspired to go outside.  But funnily enough when you find yourself outside in those same conditions, maybe on a small boat, you wouldn't want to be elsewhere for quids.  Well, for a while, anyway ..

    I wouldn't want to give the impression that the height of the swell decides how accurate the fix will be, since if the waves are regular with a long interval making observations tends to be easier than in shorter choppy conditions.


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