COASTAL NAVIGATION — CALCULATING YOUR SET AND DRIFT
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This short video will demonstrate you how to calculate the set and drift and your vessel easily. The ability of correct and fast determination of these data is of course very important for the safe navigation of the vessel. That is why all navigators are expected to have clear understanding of the process.
Here is how these values are calculates - say we are sailing along and obtain the fix and our heading is eighty-five degrees magnetic and our speed is 4 knots...
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