October 22, 2020

Finding the course to steer in order to counteract the current

The following example is used to explain the procedure to follow: Problem: A vessel steaming at 10 knots wishes to make good a course of 110° (T) from its 1200 position. Find the course to steer allowing for a current setting 170° (T) at 2 knots. Solution: Plot the 1200 […]