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    Plotting practice question
    From: Rick Emerson
    Date: 1999 May 07, 11:50 EDT

    I've been tinkering with The Cap'n and found it has a curious quirk on
    updating a track from a DR postion to a fix.  If, for example, I log
    positions from DR and then come up with a celestial fix, The Cap'n
    logs the distance from the last DR to the fix as distance covered.  On
    my plotting sheets, I simply do a "Scotty, beam me up" and restart the
    track from the fix without drawing the "DR to fix" leg.  Of course the
    distance and heading of the "leg" is useful for determining (asessing
    blame on the) current set and drift but my point is this leg is not
    distance covered.  Am I missing something?
    Rick
    S/V One With The Wind, Baba 35
    

       
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