SailNet Community - View Single Post - Don't need no lessons..just go..
View Single Post
post #19 of Old 10-03-2012
Bombay Explorer 44
TQA's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 3,291
Thanks: 0
Thanked 115 Times in 111 Posts
Rep Power: 9
Re: Don't need no lessons..just go..

Originally Posted by jackdale View Post
I am not sure I would want to learn Colregs "hands-on." You do have to read them, know them, and adhere to them.
Been sailing for years, never bothered learning them, just keep well away from the big fellas and know at night red to red is good.

But I do have a laminated cheat sheet to refer to in interesting situations but only ever really needed it once and that was at night when I considered passing behind a tug boat.

Did you know they use tow ropes a mile long!

I sorted out the lights in time.
TQA is offline  
Quote Share with Facebook
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome