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Re: Tips on Watch Standing

Originally Posted by wayne56 View Post
Day 14, middle of nowhere, me (less alert) in poor visibility, am listening to IPod and NOT checking radar, looked up to see a container ship overtaking us parallel maybe 1/2 mile to starboard just before it cut in front and resumed course. Benefit of someone ELSE paying attention to radar....
For me - no music. 10 minutes 360 horizon scans

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