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Old 26 February 2008, 15:28   #21
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Originally Posted by Pablo View Post
I very much enjoyed reading all your messages, thank you.

I now have another question which will sort the seamen from the seaboys (or the inconscient from the safety aware). You've just come past the Needles on your way to Alderney and your GPS packs up, what do you do?

Do you :
A) Get your pocket GPS ou and put in your new way point
B) You've got everything on board to plan your route and you continue with your compas
C) Your GPS was only a backup and you where doing everything with a compass anyway
D) You turn around and go home quick before you lose sight of the coast

At my present state of experience and equipement I would probably choose option D but i'm interested in your replies.
Pablo: I'd already have the waypoint in my pocket GPS as my main backup, so it would be A) for me, with B) as my fallback option

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