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    Re: Latitude Sailing Question
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2011 May 28, 13:50 -0700

    The approach that I was contemplating has the navigator restarting the vessels chronometer based on matching a Sun line observation with a DR position and adjusting time so that there is a zero intercept between Ho and Hc. Step two would be to select an approach way point so that the final leg can be latitude sailed without the danger of missing or overshooting the destination. Now the question is what would be a reasonable latitude sailing leg distance in this scenario be ? Would 60 NM (half a days sailing at 5 kts.) offer enough leeway ?

    Greg Rudzinski

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