Bearing - Relative

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(Relative) Bearing (of an object from a ship)

The angle, measured clockwise, between the ship's head and the line joining observer and object.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

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International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM