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Why does a ship move laterally (sideward drift) when turning?

11 Jul '19, 12:58

July 11, 2019, 12:58 p.m.
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Because the pivot point is not at the center of the ship.

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11 Jul '19, 13:01

July 11, 2019, 1:01 p.m.
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