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Old 06-04-2015, 07:29   #16
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Re: EXTREME CAUTION PETER ISLAND

What was the name of the 4800?
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Old 06-04-2015, 08:56   #17
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As a quick check does anyone just give it full astern to see if the mooring holds?

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As a quick check does anyone just give it full astern to see if the mooring holds?

I do and I encourage charter guests do the same when I give them a briefing.


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Re: EXTREME CAUTION PETER ISLAND

We had a mooring line part some years ago at The Bitter End...
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Re: EXTREME CAUTION PETER ISLAND

Sorry to hear of your experience. I trust my anchor much more than an unknown mooring, which is one of the reasons I rarely pick up a mooring when I'm in the BVIs and anchor instead.
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