Originally Posted by peterb
I've made my share of boating mistakes over the last 30 years - but I find the below pretty amazing - commercial local boat - presumably a local commercial skipper etc etc.....
You would expect that the Safety Briefing Paperwork for Solent Scene would have had stringent regs about this to prevent such a situation?
(1) That news photo, is the Dorset Belle, not the Solent Scene.
(2) The Solent Scene is fitted with a particularly useful chart plotter, which enables the Skipper to know exactly where he is & this should not have happened.