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post #11 of Old 06-24-2011
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Originally Posted by CalebD View Post
Have you ever heard or been given a blast by a large commercial vessel? That is what you want for your 41 footer!
I got the 5 horn blast salute from a 100'+ motor yacht down in Annapolis harbor a few weeks ago. The commercial vessels give better horn.

Then again there is probably a regulation stating that you cannot make your horn sound like a 1,000 ton freighter if it is a 41' sailboat. There are regulations for everything after all.
Said regulation is in the back of the Rules of the Road book, Appendix 1, I believe. It does give the different tones for each size vessel... With the ultra large vessels having the lowest tones.

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