SailNet Community - View Single Post - Solo Offshore Overnight- Advice Sought
View Single Post
Old 09-20-2013
bigdogandy's Avatar
bigdogandy bigdogandy is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Posts: 418
Thanks: 7
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Rep Power: 7
bigdogandy is on a distinguished road
Re: Solo Offshore Overnight- Advice Sought

Harbor less - I solo out of Port Canaveral and have done a couple of solo overnite sails......never ever sleep for more than a few minutes or you are likely to get run down by someone. Mark of SL was looking at AIS to see the other big boats out there, and I would guarantee there are dozens of other boats out there that do not have AIS or radar or anyone at the helm paying attention. Stay alert, catnap for a few minutes if you have to but keep an egg timer or something like that to keep you from falling soundly asleep.
Key Largo
S/V Everlasting Moon
1981 Endeavour 32

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Be joyful though you have considered all the facts.
- Wendell Berry
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook