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Title:
METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR COMPOSING A MAP OF A WATER BODY
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2012/060697
Kind Code:
A3
Abstract:
Method for composing a map of a water body for the sailing sport, comprising the following steps of: - providing cartographic information of the water body; - determining a generally prevailing wind direction in the area of the water body; - determining wind speeds and wind directions at a plurality of locations in the area of the water body, wherein a dataset is obtained with a wind vector value and the determined generally prevailing wind direction per location, wherein the wind vector value describes the local wind direction and wind speed; - subdividing the area of the water body into a relatively large number of sub - areas; - selecting wind vector values from the dataset with a predetermined generally prevailing wind direction, and determining from the selection an average wind vector value per sub -area; and - merging the cartographic information and the average wind vector values to form the map with local variations in wind speed and wind direction relative to the predetermined generally prevailing wind direction.

Inventors:
VAN DER GRONDEN WOUTER ROELOF (NL)
Application Number:
PCT/NL2011/050741
Publication Date:
September 07, 2012
Filing Date:
October 31, 2011
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Assignee:
KEPER B V (NL)
VAN DER GRONDEN WOUTER ROELOF (NL)
International Classes:
G09B29/00
Domestic Patent References:
WO2009125463A12009-10-15
WO2008100684A22008-08-21
Foreign References:
US20060276962A12006-12-07
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
LUTEN, Martin, Haaije et al. (GK Den Haag, NL)
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