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Old 26-07-2015, 02:03   #76
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Re: Running aground

Might have a look at the new thread I just started called "Hey! A new uncharted shoal in the Broadwater" in the navigation forum.


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Old 27-07-2015, 18:15   #77
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Re: Running aground

I once applied for a Captain's job and was asked if I've ever run aground. I answered yes and got the job. Later I asked the marine superintendent about the questions and he said "You answered correctly... anyone who answers no is either a $#@$ liar or doesn't have enough experience."

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