I doubt it.

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Posted by Chuck Tribolet on October 03, 2006 at 18:45:16:

In Reply to: Re: Congrats, CAPTAIN. posted by Patrick on October 03, 2006 at 16:23:19:

The REALLY hard part is the sea time. The CG requires 360 days,
IIRC. But the defintion of a "day" is four hours under way.
I have 500-600 days on the Ocean, but I have MAYBE 10 that count
towarnds that (500-600 days on the boat, but only about 800
hours). And a large portion
of that sea time, in your case, would have to be on a 50-100
ton boat).

And some of the questions aren't terribly practical in these days.
I remember one about "What's the tactile maker for 60 feet on
the anchor line?" The tactile markers go back to the old days so
you could tell how much line was out in the dark. They were stuff
like leather thongs and pieces of yarn, in combination. Today,
folks buy the plastic markers from West Marine and use a flashlight,
but this stuff is still on the test (last I looked).



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