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Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-04-2011
Replies: 42
Views: 4,140
Posted By KeithW
Not familiar with this chart, but I think "Rk" in...

Not familiar with this chart, but I think "Rk" in this situation probably does refer to actual charted rocks, not the nature of the seabed. See Chart No. 1, K-b and K-14.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   10-02-2011
Replies: 21
Views: 5,217
Posted By KeithW
Mooring buoy bumps in the night

Hello all,

Wondering if anybody has some advice for this mooring annoyance.

We were moored overnight in Boston Harbor a few weekends ago, in Perry Cove on Peddocks Island, in a rented Pearson...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-30-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By KeithW
Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for.

Thanks! Exactly what I was looking for.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-27-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,330
Posted By KeithW
Distinctive lines of paint and figures on bow

Hi folks,

I've noticed some builders put a stylized figure in the forward end of the line of paint on the hull just under the gunwale. For example, Hinckleys have a line of paint on each side of...
Forum: General Discussion (sailing related)   05-31-2011
Replies: 9
Views: 1,773
Posted By KeithW
In the U.S., this is a mushy area in the...

In the U.S., this is a mushy area in the copyright law, but the short answer is that if you use common sense this kind of "space shifting" is likely to be viewed as a "fair use." I would not go out...
Forum: Learning to Sail   04-03-2011
Replies: 2
Views: 1,736
Posted By KeithW
ASA instructor clinic experience

Hi folks,

I'm taking the ASA Instructor Qualification Clinic (the first three levels -- Basic Keelboat, Basic Coastal Cruising, Bareboat Chartering) later this month. Am curious if any of you have...
Forum: Chartering   01-10-2011
Replies: 11
Views: 1,860
Posted By KeithW
Big hits for us: Snorkeling at the Indians, the...

Big hits for us: Snorkeling at the Indians, the Baths and Devil's Bay, hiking to the top of Jost Van Dyke (may want to skip this in June!), the bubbly pool at Jost Van Dyke. Quiet anchorages in Biras...
Forum: Chartering   01-09-2011
Replies: 4
Views: 3,268
Posted By KeithW
Hello Bass, I hope you have a wonderful...

Hello Bass,

I hope you have a wonderful time! We just chartered a Beneteau 40 from BVIYC last month for our first charter and had a great time.

The engine cooling system heated the hot water...
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   11-26-2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2,107
Posted By KeithW
BVI nav rules

Hi folks,

About to go on a first-time charter in the BVI, and was curious -- formally speaking, what are the actual navigation rules in effect there? Just COLREGS, or do they have "inland"...
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