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Re: VHF DSC Handheld with AIS?
But they might give me a toot. :-)
The law of tonnage gives them the right of way, but not the right to kill with impunity. They may have the law on their side, but they will never work again if they don't at least try to warn other traffic of impending problems. I am alert and have never had a near, or even far, miss with a tug or ship in over 17,000 miles of rowing and probably that many sailing and fishing, but I have seen a lot of them. Weekenders, especially, are always running afowl of tugs, but the tugs try really hard not to hit them. Some of those clowns really ought to be run over so you know there are consequences to the tug operator if they do it with impunity.
Last edited by FatBear; 07-13-2012 at 06:55 PM.