SailNet Community - View Single Post - 4th of july without a radio?
View Single Post
Old 07-01-2003
jparker11 jparker11 is offline
Join Date: Jul 2000
Posts: 91
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 15
jparker11 is on a distinguished road
4th of july without a radio?

Well Jim

The North Marina has no lights except stars and the moon. And the South Marina has this 1200 ft lighthouse me and 120 guys put there 28 years ago!!

What the other Jim B has to encounter is the backlighting of 15 million people, eight seaside powerhouses, five refineries and the occasional oil derrick. Searching for the Red-Flashing-3 sec nav aid that should be at 145 is nearly impossible. Add with 300 other boats going to the same show, half carrying the yearly output of brewery and a working radio is the least of my worries. An operating deck gun would be more appropriate <g>.

Happy Fourth,
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook