Jump to content

Launch on Reef


Recommended Posts

  • Replies 37
  • Created
  • Last Reply

Top Posters In This Topic

Top Posters In This Topic

Popular Posts

LOL. You'd make some poor bugger work that shift over the festive period?  "Sorry kids, can't make Christmas, been asked to guard a rich pricks (David Seymour's?) boat stuck on a reef" I'm h

Aw c'mon Zozza. Of course it wasn't Jacinderella's fault. Anyone can see that it was the National partys' fault for creating a financial environment where people who want to get off their tails  can m

Still no reason for aholes to ransack the boat. Sounds like the work of the envy brigade. 

2 hours ago, Dtwo said:

Mate it's a Riv.  What is this concept of "navigation" of what you speak?

I always hold one hand up , five fingers well spread when they come too close .....always get a wave a back ....then a look of befuddlement when I leave my motionless hand up as they go past at speed .

I reckon I might make a set large of  flash cards with sarcastic one liners on them , would be handy in the car too .

Link to post
Share on other sites
3 hours ago, 44forty said:

I always hold one hand up , five fingers well spread when they come too close .....always get a wave a back ....then a look of befuddlement when I leave my motionless hand up as they go past at speed .

I reckon I might make a set large of  flash cards with sarcastic one liners on them , would be handy in the car too .

I'm reasonably certain that the "Riviera Book of Seamanship" starts with:

1/.  Always pass in front of other boats.  To go behind them would show weakness and betray the Riviera Creed.

The End

Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, Steve Pope said:

Could have been an American, they work to a different Red!

Well, according to the other thread, we are still letting Merican's into the country. I'm sure if it was, he'd be blaming us for putting the red on the other side, saying we changed the rules or something, when he didn't actually read, or at least understand the rules he was supposed to be following...

Link to post
Share on other sites
31 minutes ago, Fish said:

Well, according to the other thread, we are still letting Merican's into the country. I'm sure if it was, he'd be blaming us for putting the red on the other side, saying we changed the rules or something, when he didn't actually read, or at least understand the rules he was supposed to be following...

The world is divided into IALA Regions A & B where Region B covers a whole lot more area than just USA

https://www.marineinsight.com/marine-navigation/iala-buoyage-system-for-mariners-types-of-marks/#:~:text=For the sake of maintaining,Japan%2C Korea and the Philippines.

Why split the world - no idea, maybe its like driving on the left vs driving on the right?

I understand the Cardinal system came about because no one could agree which side red and green buoys should be placed in the English Channel.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...

×
×
  • Create New...