Great circle sailing

Related to Great circle sailing: Mercator sailing
the process or art of conducting a ship on a great circle of the globe or on the shortest arc between two places.

See also: Great

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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During my visit, I contacted a former classmate, Tony Palmiotti who works at the school to let him know that I would drive to New York to see him at the school for a chat to refresh memories about the old-time navigation such as great circle sailing. Other classmates knew about my plans and suggested that I make my visit on May 5 to attend the 2015 Admiral's Scholarship Dinner.