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When sailing south on the ICW from New Jersey to Florida, what markers are used to denote the “land side” of the channel? Send your answer to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random … Continue reading

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Photo Mindbender:  Name this fort… Send your answer to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from the correct answers. Thanks to last week’s photo Minbender winner, Ron Holland, for his answer:  Canada.

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What country has the most miles of coastline? Send your answer to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from the correct answers. Thanks to last week’s photo Minbender winner Jim Gravelle for his … Continue reading

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Here’s a photo Mindbender for you: name this sweet gem of a harbor. Send your answer to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from the correct answers. Thanks to Lyndell Fuhrmeister for correctly … Continue reading

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No trick questions this week: What are five required pieces of equipment the USCG looks for when doing a safety inspection? Last week’s Mindbender was slightly trickier: You are sailing on starboard tack, steering a compass course of 130 degrees. … Continue reading

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You are sailing on starboard tack, steering a compass course of 130 degrees. When you tack onto port your new course is 34 degrees. With a deviation of 7 degrees east and a variation of 15 degrees west, what true … Continue reading

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To spring the bow of a boat away from a dock, which line do you use and in what gear do you put the engine? Send your answer to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected … Continue reading

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Low tide is -.9 at 0510, high tide is 10.6 at 1142.  What will the height of the tide be at 0945? Send your answer to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random … Continue reading

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Here is a two part photo mindbender for you: What night of the week does the party happen on top of the hill in the background and what island is visible to the southwest? Send your answers to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who … Continue reading

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What color and pattern does a “safe water mark” or “mid-channel buoy” flash? Send your answers to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from the correct answers. Congratulations to last week’s photo … Continue reading

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Since I received so many answers to last week’s Cruising Shot location question (the correct answer was Seattle) I figured a photo Mindbender was in order this week. Do you recognize this anchorage? Send your answers to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, … Continue reading

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What might a rapidly falling barometer under 30″ tell us about the upcoming weather? Send your answers to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from the correct answers. Congratulations to last weeks … Continue reading

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What does Radar stand for? Send your answers to cruisingcompass@bwsailing.com.  A winner, who will receive a Blue Water Sailing hat, will be selected at random from the correct answers. Congratulations to Lou Okma for correctly answering last week’s mindbender!

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