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post #23 of Old 03-29-2012
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Re: Grounding on purpose

Originally Posted by jackdale View Post
When I did my first navigation course, the following was a bit of advise.

WHEN you run aground on Spanish Banks, the first thing you do is take the largest towel you have on board, and cover your transom (and the name of your boat).
It took a lot of groundings before word got around that the fixed markers had effectively been "moved inland" by the continuing buildup of the Bank. I stay well clear but I understand the edge is pushing 100 feet out past them now.

I, myself, personally intend to continue being outspoken and opinionated, intolerant of all fanatics, fools and ignoramuses, deeply suspicious of all those who have "found the answer" and on my bad days, downright rude.
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