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Re: The danger of GPS as the sole means of navigation.

Originally Posted by capttb View Post
If they had paid heed to visual ATN's would that be "navigating by seaman's eye" and considered a second means ?
More commonly refered to as piloting, Which takes into account many factors, depth, wind, tide, current, water appearance & color, landmarks, hand bearings, small scale charts, mud maps, written directions, and many times the "pucker factor".

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