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Actually, Sailaway's right... the variation is 13˚ West.. since the magnetic heading is 13˚ at 0˚ True... however the verbal part of the explanation is correct... My bad... it should be 13˚ WEST. I've corrected the mistake in my original post so as not to confuse anyone...



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Originally Posted by sailaway21
Ah, Hey Dog? Hello, Dog? The difference being that I have him on the correct course and you have him 26 degrees off? Mea culpa, dog?

(attention, sports fans. this rarely happens-catching the dog out. so i'm taking abrief break and acting like a juvenile. all bark intended-no bite!)

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