We have a 50 foot boat, our question is traveling ay 8 knots in ten seconds waves how do you calculate how many seconds the boat will travel?
At 8 knots oopsie
- rogerLv 72 months ago
knots is a speed. 8 knots for 10 seconds.
https://www.google.com/search?q=knots+to+feet+per+... knot is 1.6878 feet per secondso in 10 seconds the boat travels 16.87 feet
- Anonymous2 months ago
You want the speed over the bottom (ground).
How fast you are in the waves proves nothing.
You should take the navigation course from the United States Power Squadron or U.S.C.G. Auxiliary.