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Old 07-15-2008
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An interesting observation...

My boat is under 7m and my motor pushes it at maybe 5 kts, so I can use an all around while motoring unless under state jurisdiction. Then if I use the sails or scull to move silently I can just use a flashlight as needed, but if I crank up the motor, which provides an audible cue that I am moving about, I have to have proper nav lights. I think the narrow part of the Pamlico, which is fast becoming my favorite haunt, is subject to state regs. I was planning to get lights anyway, but its an interesting note.
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