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Old 09-08-2016, 06:31 PM   #16
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Hmmm, watch the wind and direction. Things will be getting more active weatherwise and a wind from the north/ northwest can push up some pretty impressive waves through the broads, which you will have to cross. Don't be afraid to turn back if it starts getting hairy, watch the forecasts, but understand, when you need the wind forecast to be accurate, it isn't. Just be careful and aware and you'll be fine.
This one scared me as I had a rather frightening experience one time when I was "teaching someone the ropes" ....

When waves kick up, hit them HEAD ON, DO NOT LET THEM HIT YOU BROADSIDE. You may even want/need to accelerate a little turn the boat into them or to help you cut through them head on rather than having then roll over you.
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