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Old 02-18-2014
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Re: Beaufort South Carolina no longer a free anchor

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Originally Posted by hellosailor View Post
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But as to dropping an anchor anywhere, without limit? No, you won't be able to challenge or change the whole basis behind federal navigable waterway laws. Although a clever sailor could install a whole set of thrusters and a GPOS and actively "hover" without needing to anchor at all. They'd just LOVE that, you'd be underway and actively navigating the vessel, in full conformance with the laws. (VBG)
I would imagine this will be standard equipment on many boats in just few years.

Helicopter pilots used to joke about hitting "the hover button". Now, many helicopters actually have auto-hover.
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