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    Re: How accurate are fixes in practice?
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2008 Jul 12, 15:33 -0400

    On Jul 12, 2008, at 1:50 AM, Peter Fogg wrote:
    
    >> Jeremy says
    >> I don't envy those who need to shoot from small vessels.  I have
    >> never done so, and can't say that I'd like to.  My worse
    >> conditions are 20 degree rolls with periods of 10-15 seconds.
    >> That can get irritating, but not insurmountable.
    >
    > While inside a solid building all warm and snug, cold wet wind
    > outside, you don't generally feel inspired to go outside.  But
    > funnily enough when you find yourself outside in those same
    > conditions, maybe on a small boat, you wouldn't want to be
    > elsewhere for quids.
    
    Idunno, which was the name of a yacht club steward's launch.  He
    fished from it in winter.
    
    I was out in sustained 35 knot breeze this spring, and I'm not sure I
    wanna go back ("wanna" rather than "want to" to help you decipher the
    name of the launch).
    
    I saw a fine quote along these lines from a fisher captain, something
    about he'd rather go out with the folks who never want to see those
    conditions again than the fools who relish it.  But phrased much more
    pithily.
    
    Peter did end with:
    
    >  Well, for a while, anyway ..
    
    
    
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