Members' Online Book: Navigation and Marine Electronics, Chapter 19 of 19

8 Radar Use Tips

Wooden Fishing Vessels make very poor radar targets.

Wooden fishing vessels make very poor radar targets.

This is a first here at Attainable Adventure Cruising: Colin and John have teamed up on a chapter to share the fruits of some 70 years of combined radar experience, much of it in the foggiest (Atlantic Canada) and highest-traffic (English Channel) areas of the world.

[John’s thoughts begin and end with square brackets like this sentence, so you can keep the two of us straight.]

Let’s imagine that the fog has socked in good and proper. Radar comes into its own now, so:

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Colin

Colin, European Correspondent here at AAC, is a deeply experienced offshore sailor who holds a Yachtmaster licence, and a gifted photographer and talented writer who has added a whole new dimension to Attainable Adventure Cruising. In addition, since Colin and Louise are from England and had their OVNI 435, Pèlerin built in France, they bring a European perspective to our site. You can read more about Colin and Louise and their business at their website.

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