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Old 12-22-2012
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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

Compare some popular guides and you will learn that they steal from it liberally. Translation; they haven't actually been there.
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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

I never use it, but judging by the response, I might want to start.
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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

For Canadian waters I use our equivalent, Sailing Directions. Some of the cruising guides has used SD wording verbatim.
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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

I love the Coast Pilot, especially as it can be readily downloaded!
'also a huge fan of Eldridge Tide & Pilot.
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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

the coastal pilot along with paper charts are required on all vessels ,but the cg does not enforce this unless you r of a larger size,much valuable information when voyaging in unknown water,i carry all of them for east coast,it is always cool when you switch to a new book as trip progresses,chart books the same
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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

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the coastal pilot along with paper charts are required on all vessels ,but the cg does not enforce this unless you r of a larger size,much valuable information when voyaging in unknown water,i carry all of them for east coast,it is always cool when you switch to a new book as trip progresses,chart books the same
Can you link to the Code of Federal Regulations rule on that, or cite another source? I like to keep my boat 100% in compliance but my understanding was that you must have "the rules" (a copy of colregs) on the boat, but I always understood that you did not need charts or a pilot aboard. Personally, I think that an anchor and charts should be required, but I've never seen, or heard of a regulation requiring that in the USA.

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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

We certainly do!

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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

I think that we are so overloaded with information now that we forget( as someone said, unless we are taking a coast guard test) that one book has so much in it. It's great for planning.
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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

Never used it... but I will check it out
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Re: Who uses the Coast Pilot?

Ya'know.... I think I'm going to have to get one, if not for all the good information that everyone says is in it, but just to be more salty than the boat next to me.

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