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Failure of a vessel to hold a steady course because of forces of wind, sea, damage to vessel, etc. In towing, yaw
angle is the difference between the tow's heading and the tug's heading Yawing can be manifested by an
oscillation of the tow's heading by a small angle to either side of the base course, with the tow remaining on the
same track as the tug. See also "sheer;' "sway," "pitch" and "roll"
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