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Old 23 May 2013, 14:14   #41
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Old 23 May 2013, 14:43   #42
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At what point does a flotilla become a fleet???
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At what point does a flotilla become a fleet???
When spell check or predictive text can't recognise it?
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Is it the same thing?

A flotilla (from Spanish, meaning a small flota (fleet) of ships
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I have a particular dislike of other craft running close behind a boat I'm helming, i.e. in my inner wake calm vee. If I have an MOB, they'll almost certainly nail them..
Agree dont follow behind anyone at speed
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That's not quite what I meant. It's not great, but it's not as risky. I mean drivers who park themselves directly behind another boat on a bumpy day, to avail of the calmer water in the wake. So there they are - following a boat that's having it bumpy, they're about three seconds behind it, someone falls off the lead boat, the following craft tries to steer away....

It's a complete no-no on dusk and night passages
You'll probably discover that the "three seconds" is more like half a second in reality.
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When spell check or predictive text can't recognise it?
Ouch!
And I was going to let you helm Aquahound on Sunday!

Prdctve txt shld b outlwd in ny cse.
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Ouch!
And I was going to let you helm Aquahound on Sunday!

Prdctve txt shld b outlwd in ny cse.
Even better with swype on a Samsung phone. I'd be banned in minutes. (Got your pm.. Will be in touch)
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Is it the same thing?

A flotilla (from Spanish, meaning a small flota (fleet) of ships
My point, when does a small fleet become a proper full sized fleet?
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Hummm......


Fleet:

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