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Re: Seatalk help needed badly

Originally Posted by brak View Post
heading or course are required to calculate true wind. you are welcome to read the following for details: PolarCOM “True” Wind Calculation « Polar Navy Co
also this: Re: True "true wind" & the Raymarine ST60, or other
Hmm... Lots of factual information there.

O-S is quite correct in what he's asking for - true wind display as opposed to apparent - relative to the direction of the boat. ...but then we knew that, didn't we, kiddies??

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