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Re: Wakes and the depth gauge

Take the wake at an angle rather than straight on.
As to the depth sounder, the flashing often indicates that the sounder isn't actually able to get a reading. They are not infallible, especially when they are getting thrown around over wakes as they can get false signals from all the turbulence. Mine doesn't seem to give me a reading if I am heeled to port more than about 15 degrees.

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