Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
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I was doing a race boat delivery from Maui to Vancouver this summer. When I got within range of Tofino traffic, I contacted them. Even after I gave them our position, they could not see us. The reflector was an octahedral mounted on the backstay (not quite the catch rain position).
The boat I use for going around Vancouver Island has an octahedral mounted in the catch rain position. Tofino has no problem tracking us.
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