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Old 12-03-2012, 05:41 PM   #12
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City: Tri Cities, WA
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Vessel Name: Beachcomber
Vessel Model: Sea Ray 550 Sedan Bridge
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I'm with the others. Those conditions aren't great but they're certainly not horrible. Take a look at these pics. The first one is what I could see out the windshield as I was coming to an inlet into a bay. At this point I was about 150' from the opening and crabbing across the current to reach the opening......


The next one is the radar image (overlaid on top of the GPS screen) I could see. The black line is my lubber line, the red line is the course over ground. The length of the line represents about 3 minutes travel at my speed of about 2kts. The reason the radar overlay (shown in purple) is not exactly lined up with the GPS display is that the radar image is offset by the time between radar sweeps while the GPS continually updates....

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