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post #4 of Old 07-15-2011
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CB, did you get my earlier from before the server crash? Just draw horizontal lines tangent to each curve to find the upwind or downwind VMG. It works for any wind angle, but straight upwind VMG is most directly meaningful to your questions, and incidentally the simplest to find.
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