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Re: Solo Offshore Overnight- Advice Sought

Originally Posted by harmonic View Post
I have found whenever i use my nav lights its brings boats to me like moths too a flame I have limited battery power so only turn mine on when I see another boat reasonably close.

What if the the guys on the other boats are also taking your advice? You'd both have your lights off, only turning them on AFTER the collision to to see where all the pieces of your boats floated off to...

I'm not trying to skin you... I don't have the right because I have virtually no experience yet. Your advice on lighting, however, seems quite illogical, Captain. Live long and perspire...


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