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post #5 of Old 08-17-2007
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For a longer trip, unless you have a definite schedule, I don't think filing a float plan really makes much sense. Personally, I think having a schedule of checking in with a friend or family member would make more sense. Weather, mechanical problems, and such can all cause your plans to change making a float plan less than useful.


Shorter trips, like weekend or day trips, it would probably make sense to have a float plan filed. Weather and mechanical problems, as well as changes of itinerary are far less likely to affect your schedule on a trip of such a scale.

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