Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.


A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Add Images & Files
    Re: Wind & Current Navigation
    From: Dan Allen
    Date: 2003 Apr 16, 22:02 -0700

    On Wednesday, April 16, 2003, at 08:26 PM, Fred Hebard wrote:
    > I can nervously envision that sinking feeling as you were set in
    > towards that pier with very little you could do to get yourself away.
    It is a terrible feeling indeed.
    > Perhaps throwing a bit of chaff into the water in the future would be
    > enlightening, or looking at the water swirl around an anchor chain or
    > some such.  The orientation of free-swinging boats at anchor relative
    > to wind direction might also be helpful.
    Good ideas.  In my marina, however, there are nothing but slips: no
    anchor chains are visible at all, as there is a wind wall preventing
    any visibility outside of the marina!  This is ironic since today the
    wind was not the problem.
    Thanks for your thoughts!

    Browse Files

    Drop Files


    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site