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    Re: Set and drift
    From: John Huth
    Date: 2011 Nov 6, 08:28 -0500
    Yes, I always find the "what's my heading to compensate for set and drift" a more difficult problem" and particularly frustrating when there's no solution.    

    If you have a a region where there are some islands, a current and wind direction, then couple that with the sailing capabilities of a vessel and you have a rich set of problems and possibilities where the course becomes more of an art rather than a science.



    On Sun, Nov 6, 2011 at 8:04 AM, Dave Walden <waldendand@yahoo.com> wrote:

    Thanks to Gary's early posts, I now have a collection of flight computers from ebay; they're inexpensive and quite fun to play with. There are a couple of simulators online as I recall. Try googling them.
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