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post #9 of Old 03-27-2007
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Originally Posted by Cruisingdad
Here is what I was talking about. It is called a Rail Light.

http://www.westmarine.com/webapp/wcs...0001/308/235/9

My only concern is whether my boat will start to look more like a mobile home...

- CD
I got one of those for $3.99 and the cost of a lashing. It lasted all season. Of course, I bought it at a supermarket...

I think maybe one of those Davis Mega Lights (or a one-third the price "civilian" version) would help here. Putting on my deck lights would not only eat amps but would frankly light up the boat a fair bit through the saloon hatches. If the ICW anchorages at night are that dangerous, you are helping me make two observations: 1) Don't drive the Ditch..."outside" is safer, and 2) Bring a rubber mallet to pound out the steel plate dents when these tools smack my vessel with their idiotic speedboats.

Alternatively, you could float a couple of spars as "torpedo booms" near your boat. Hole them before they hole you.
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