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Calculate Distance / Set Waypoints

You can easily calculate the distance between a vessel icon shown on the Live Map and any other Waypoint as defined by you.

Simply, right-click on any vessel icon to set it as your starting point (Waypoint0). 

A purple pin marker will be placed on the selected vessel. From this point on, you can click anywhere on the Live Map and define your Waypoints (note that you can also right-click on icons when you want to set them as the next Waypoints without bringing out their respective InfoWindows).

For example, using the previous picture, let's click on a port icon to set it as our next Waypoint.

A yellow line indicates the course we are setting while the information on the yellow box that appears (by hovering your mouse's index over it) informs us about:

  • The distance (in Nautical Miles) between our starting point (Waypoint0) and our next Waypoint (Waypoint1)
  • Our course (in degrees)
  • Time needed to get to the Waypoint1 based on the current speed of the vessel (in knots)
  • ETA based on the distance and current speed information

You can set multiple Waypoints. For each one of them, the information on the yellow box will take into account all the previous Waypoints. For example, in the following picture, the calculated information displayed, is taking into account the exact course as it was designed (the yellow line track).

Right-click anywhere on the Live map (not on other icons) to clear the course and the Waypoints you have set.

 

Note that you can also set your initial Waypoint from the Vessel InfoWindow - simply click on the "Distance To..." option to do so and the selected vessel will be automatically set as your Waypoint0!

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