What I saw astern, as we headed for land.
Thumb wheel on the vernier scale of the sextant arc.
Set course 268 ° gyro Magnetic heading 269.3 ° Rate of turn 0.0 ° per minute Speed 10.9 knots Heading Course 267.8 ° Thats West as near as damn it.
Passing red to red, or port to port if you like with the gear bulker Sparna. For the land lubbers, the colour of the port lantern is red, and it is the most common way to pass a meeting ship, on the port side that is. If you are still wondering wtf is going on […]
The Barque Mircea seen from astern. Underway in the Mediterranean heading for Constanta.