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Old 28 August 2013, 14:44   #11
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Originally Posted by ncp View Post
So, always point towards shore and don't worry about getting pushed NE or SW?
Depends, if you're going to encounter equal amounts of both tides they will cancel each other out. Basic passage planning all covered in the day skipper!

Just got home from guarding a swimmer from Guernsey to Jersey, failed to finish unfortunately. Trying to calculate the best heading allowing for tides kept me busy for most of the night! (Started at 1am)

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