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Woe to those who forsake paper charts

eguiling beauty, for those new to the sea, is found to a be common bedfellow with complete disorientation. A straight line is maintained by continual adjustments to the helm. Tide pulls one way and then another, depths vary with phases of the moon, plates slide off the table, and then there’s the weather. It’s not until you give authority to the weather that you truly realise quite how dynamic it is. No plan can hold fast

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