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What do you mean an autopilot can't keep watch????

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What do you wanna bet that an unattended autopilot had something to do with it.
I think an attended case of beer might have had something to do with it.
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It is quite obvious to me that neither captain is at fault. I feel Raytheon or Garmin should be sued. THat vessel was not on the hand held chartplotter, after all. Furthermore, after going down below and pulling out the paper map, the other vessel was not on there either.

Quite candidly, I am amazed at my fellow sailnetters so quickly placing blame on two very experienced boat captains. THeir seamanship was, after all, unbelievable. For crying out loud, it was not as if they were driving a Sea Ray!

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When some of these Garmin systems get too much cocaine and alcohol in their systems they don't function properly.
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When some of these Garmin systems get too much cocaine and alcohol in their systems they don't function properly.
Much like sailhogs on chalky crazy pills, eh?

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And the video was taken from the vessel that violated the R of R.
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Maybe the camera was held by a blond deck decoration who had been instructed to "Keep watch".

"I did"; she said afterwards.
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I don't have sound on this puter, did either one sound the danger signal? Both at fault, clearly the larger of the two violated RofR, and stand on failed to take action to avoid collision. If I hadn't seen it I would have a hard time believing it. Reinforces my own rule: never assume that the other boat sees you, or has a clue about who has right of way. John

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jr, there is no danger signal from either boat, or the auto pilots.

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Hey stuffit "Get a life"
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