General HydroStatics
Ship Stability Software
Command of the Week
(New or interesting aspects of GHS that you may not know about)

Visibility Wizard

When you need to assess visibility requirements for a vessel condition, we recommend that you try the Visibility Wizard (VIS.WIZCR). You'll find it listed under two categories in the wizard pull-down menu: Criteria and All.

The primary inputs are the longitudinal and vertical locations of the vantage point (V) and the bow point (B). The evaluation can be based on blind distance or a ratio of the blind distance to the ship length. There are also several report options to consider.

If you request the line of sight option, the wizard will actually draw the line from the vantage point, through the bow point, and down to the waterline.

This wizard was recently made available outside the GLM environment so GHS users could benefit as well. If you have any requests for additional features, our email box is always open.

Questions, comments, or requests?
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Mailing address:
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Port Townsend, WA 98368 USA

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