Observed position

What does "Observed position" mean?

Today it means: A form of navigation at sea.

An observed position type of navigation is where the vessel's position is plotted on a chart by observing charted objects and landmarks.

See also: Estimated position (EP)   

By SailingQuiz October 2019   Category: Sailing Terms              



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