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Re: Open water safety - its all up to us yakkers

I hope you are right. Perhaps, as a sailboat compares to the little fly running from a big airliner, it just seems that way.

I know on the Columbia they do keep a pretty sharp eye out. You can hear them honking away at the fisherman! In any case, it's reasonable to assume that you are invisible, and that they dont see you.

: And on open waters, they run on radar; nobody on the brigde will be looking

: Don, I respectfully disagree with this. I think you are very innaccurate
: here. There will always be someone on watch.