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Where to Start when Passage Planning?

Updated: Jul 3, 2023

In this short video, we bring it back to basics. Once you have appraised what you need in terms of charts, pilotage books and almanacs, etc it's simply a matter of working out how long the passage is likely to be (an estimate based on the distance divided by an estimated boat speed). Once you have that, work out the critical tidal windows and when you will meet them and then you will be able to plan the passage based on when you want to get there and/or when you want to leave.

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