SailNet Community - View Single Post - Navigation problem
View Single Post
post #7 of Old 02-20-2007
Senior Member
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Arlington, VA
Posts: 1,889
Thanks: 0
Thanked 14 Times in 12 Posts
Rep Power: 12

The maneuvering board solution, as others have mentioned, is the classic way to solve this problem.

However, in these days of computers there are obviously programs which can do the calculations rapidly.

I don't know what the best of these might be, but there is a little program which was designed for gaming (submarines, torpedos, etc.) which can solve such problems. While the calculations are in yards or meters, and there are some limits to distance, etc., with a little ingenuity you can find the solution.

The program is called Intercalc 1.1 Just Google it any you'll find it.

btrayfors is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome