Some articles on wind, wind relative, relative:
... The wind that a boat experiences is the combination of the true wind (i.e ... the wind relative to a stationary object) and the wind that occurs due to the forward motion of the boat ... This combination is the apparent wind, which is the relative velocity of the wind relative to the boat ...
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