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post #226 of Old 12-03-2010
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Originally Posted by LandLocked66c View Post
Can someone post some pics of the route and the general area they ended up in? Maybe highlight the channel they were attempting?
A reasonable question. However, what I have been saying as have many others is that the issue of North Bar Channel is way downstream of the poor decision. At the point Rule 62 was bouncing around uncomfortably in the Gulf Stream they should (my opinion) have turned left instead of right. In less time than they spent to get to the North Bar they would have been out of the Gulf Stream and been able to heave to.

If you want to learn from this truly unfortunate sequence of events, look to the first decision to turn right. There is the issue.

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