"Sometimes you need a "bluewater" grade of boat to handle some "coastal" waters, which can be very fierce indeed"
The Great Lakes are considered inland waterways and yet there are times you need "bluewater" grade (and then some) to handle them.
CD- Seems as good a place to draw the line as any.
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