October 22, 2020

Finding the estimated position (EP) allowing for a current

The following example is used to explain the procedure to follow: Problem: From an observed position at 1200 a vessel steers 110° (T) at 10 knots. The current is setting 350° (T) at 2 knots. Determine the estimated position for 1330. Solution: Plot the true course from the 1200 position. […]