If a bridge clearance is listed at 50 feet and the tide at the moment is two feet, with a mean high tide of eight feet for that region, what it your actual clearance?

Hint: Check out the October issue of BWS.

Send your answers to comments@cruisingcompass.com. A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from the correct answers.

Congratulations to Larry Quinn of Midland, MI who correctly identified last week’s mystery knot as a constrictor knot.

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