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Search: Posts Made By: kwindancer
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-20-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,217
Posted By kwindancer
AdamLein, so I would plot on the chart 004M and...

AdamLein, so I would plot on the chart 004M and 264M, right?
Thanks.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-20-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,217
Posted By kwindancer
Thanks for responding to my question and the...

Thanks for responding to my question and the Power Squadron recommendation. I'll look them up. I'm actually taking a home study seminar as I travel a lot for work. I've been able to understand 90...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-14-2011
Replies: 10
Views: 2,217
Posted By kwindancer
Correction for Leeway - Estimated Position

Hello All,

Refer to the following log book entries:

Time Log Course Weather Comments
----- ---- ------ ---------- ----------

1300 0 004M WNW 18K...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 08-03-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,254
Posted By kwindancer
Thank you everyone for taking the time to reply. ...

Thank you everyone for taking the time to reply. It all make sense to me now.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-31-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,254
Posted By kwindancer
Hi All, Thanks so much for your help. ...

Hi All,

Thanks so much for your help. This question is actually from a home study workbook from a sailing school in the West Coast (SF Bay Area) for a U.S. Sailing Coastal Navigation...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-30-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,254
Posted By kwindancer
Tempest, the assumption in the problem is 4...

Tempest, the assumption in the problem is 4 degrees of leeway.

If the problem identifies the leeway as vector (direction and speed), then it
would be easier.

My answer would also be 141...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-30-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,254
Posted By kwindancer
I also want to add that distance from point A to...

I also want to add that distance from point A to point B is 2.9 NM.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-30-2011
Replies: 23
Views: 5,254
Posted By kwindancer
Correction for Leeway - Coastal Navigation Question

Hello All,

Hope you can answer and explain the answer to this question:

Let's say my point of departure is at point A and destination is to point B.

The track (Course to Make Good) from A to...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-20-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,855
Posted By kwindancer
Thanks for the reply, Hellosailor. There's no...

Thanks for the reply, Hellosailor. There's no mention of any weather/visibility conditions. Looks like an error or typo on their part. I'll escalate to them.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-19-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,855
Posted By kwindancer
Hi, thanks for your replies. I'm currently...

Hi, thanks for your replies. I'm currently taking U.S. Sailing Coastal Navigation, and this is one of the exercises on the workbook. My answer is also 15NM using the lighthouse distance calculator....
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation 07-18-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 2,855
Posted By kwindancer
Aids to Navigation - Light List Question

Hello All,


In looking at the Coast Guard Light List, if a lighthouse height above water is 85 feet and the nominal range is 9 miles, and the height of eye is 15 feet, what is the maximum...
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