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Old 02-15-2008
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Don't know if the same applies in the US, but in Europe coastal applies to the area within a 12 NM zone from the land, and off shore anything beyond that.
This has to do with the different navigation rules (right of way) that apply and required safety equipment needed.
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Last edited by Robby Barlow; 02-15-2008 at 09:42 AM.
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