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Originally Posted by Boasun View Post
1. As we ask these questions, lets see if we can stay away from all charts but the universal chart.
2. These are for your edification, so give a try and you may suceed.

A. Convert the following true bearings to relative bearings of a ship who is steering 302; 009, 158, 328.

Hint: R - S = T
Your formula works out to:

R = T + S

However, the site says the equation is:

RB + SH = TB or

RB = TB - SH

RB = Relative Bearing
SH = Ship's Heading
TB = True Bearing

Why the discrepancy? Am I missing something?

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