# Is the speed of a boat the same as the distance?

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Asked By: Paul Carroll

Date created: Wed, Oct 27, 2021 5:28 PM

Date updated: Fri, Sep 2, 2022 3:41 AM

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- The cruising speed of your
**boat**is not the same unit of measurement as your distance. Calculating this equation using mph would produce an inaccurate answer and a wrong arrival time. Instead of using mph for the equation, you need**to**convert your speed into knots, which is nautical miles per hour.