Bent at Burnt Coat, part 2

Ben Ellison

Ben Ellison

Panbo editor, publisher & chief bottlewasher from 4/2005 until 8/2018, and now pleased to have Ben Stein as a very able publisher, webmaster, and editing colleague. Please don't regard him as an "expert"; he's getting quite old and thinks that "fadiddling fumble-putz" is a more accurate description.

2 Responses

  1. Patty, Ian & Dave Wilson says:

    The Taft/Rindlaub cruising guide is, in our opinion, the very best cruising guide available. This is somewhat a religious debate, but every time we referenced the guide for planning or navigation we felt lucky to have it. When we ventured toward the Caribbean, my wife and I frequently sighed “I wish Rindlaub did a guide here.” The guide is not overdone, is generally concise and the nav info is always just what the doctor ordered.

  2. Rob Beebe says:

    Every time I go in to Burnt Coat by this passage I have the Taft/Rindlaub AND the Duncan up in the cockpit, along with paper chart 13313 as well as well as whatever is on the MFD chart screen. That may seem overdone, but long ago I found a very expensive rock on the way into The Mud Hole and have been extra careful ever since. You have to read and then think it through, ahead of time, each time. If there is doubt, I usually try to follow the guide book chartlets and their written explanation. Besides, I have a reputation to maintain…

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