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post #34 of Old 08-22-2007
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We have all probably done it, but when you try to streer a compass course looking down at the compass facing the stern and using the wheel in reverse. Now that messes with your mind.
I will tell you what works for me. Just remember you (your boat) is actually turning around the compass card. Also when you turn to the right the numbers get bigger. Works well in aircraft anyway....

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