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    Re: set and drift....again
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2011 Nov 11, 16:38 -0800
    The law of sines comes up with the same answer as  does the MB-2A. Either of these other methods are less complicatd.

    As a suggestion, you should call the desired way to go as "course" not "heading." You sail (or fly) a heading which incorporates a correction angle (wind correction angle) so that you maintain the desired "course."

    "Heading is the direction in which the nose is pointing at the moment.
    "Course" is the direction of the line on the chart.

    gl

    --- On Fri, 11/11/11, Apache Runner <apacherunner@gmail.com> wrote:

    From: Apache Runner <apacherunner@gmail.com>
    Subject: [NavList] set and drift....again
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Date: Friday, November 11, 2011, 12:15 PM

    There were problems with the list - so trying again.   Attached is a spread sheet to calculate heading for desired heading with a current.   

    If anyone can test drive it to see if it breaks down, I'd appreciate it.

    John H. 


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