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    Re: Voyaging the traditional way
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2004 Nov 3, 20:10 -0500

    >Regarding taffrail logs:
    
    >Could Robert, David, et al comment on their experiences of the accuracy in
    >different types of seas at different points of sail?
    
    Thank you George,
    
    > It normally stays trailing from the taffrail unless I feel the need to
    > trail a mackerel line, as the two are incompatible. I've used it when my
    > nav was by DR and radio DF bearings, and also later, in conjunction with
    > GPS.
    
    Enlighten me, what is a mackerel line?  Fishing?
    
    > Finally, a word of advice to users of Walker logs. Look over the stern
    > before engaging reverse gear. Failure to do so cost me a rotator.
    
    LOL
    
    Bill
    
    
    

       
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