Originally Posted by imagine2frolic
I think we are in for a rash of boats abandoned. Even here on the forum we read I WANT TO SAIL AROUND THE WORLD, with no clue of stern, or stem. Let alone the ability to read water
. Some people are thinking they can be a CEO on the first day.
You have got to learn to sweep the floor, before you can run a business. & being in command of a vessel no matter what the size is a full time job. The only good thing I can see of this. Is that there will be more fire sales on boats. Maybe Therapy & Ireany need to get in touch with the cat owners?
Unfortunately I couldn't agree more.
, particularly gps
chartplotters. No need for any ability to navigate in the traditional sense. Just follow the yellow brick road.
Heard over ch 16. "mayday, mayday, mayday". CG response, "what's the emergency"? Answer, "our gps chartplotter
died and we are lost". Long story short after a few back and forths the CG determined that the boat was in Long Island sound
a few miles from the boats marina and the boaters had not a clue on how to navigate back.
A true and very sad tale. There will be more and more.