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Re: Singlehanding - Sleeping - Good Idea ?

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Oh.. and if you think the English Channel is busy now.. you should have seen it back in the 60's, 70's and early 80's before the shipping fleets got slashed..
I started doing crossings in the 80s. Coincidentally it was when I started drinking..

Ive only done maybe 6 crossings on my own. Maybe 5... Not keen.
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Some out of work ships at anchor.. stretched for nearly 10 miles.. from slowly rotting hulls to newer ships.
2010 in the Marmaris.. opposite Pendik toward the N Eastern end
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[FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="3"]Only trouble with these shots is.. they make things look more crowded than they really are.. ]
Maybe for the inexperienced..
Solo they can be handy, passage planning 10 away from the Red bits can mean a peaceful night instead of the ais and radar alarm going off every hour or three
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