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Buoys

05 May 2016
Richard
Approaching the entrance to Luderitz harbor, I was surprised to see that the North Cardinal (meaning indicating deep water is to the North of the buoy) buoy marking Angra Rock was being towed away!

As it was a clear day, light winds, and I have a GPS & charts and chartplotter, I didn't need to see that buoy to avoid the rock. The buoy was clearly being taken in for maintenance by the tugboat Pelican.
Comments
Vessel Name: Issuma
Vessel Make/Model: Damien II, 15m/50' steel staysail schooner with lifting keel
Extra: Designed for Antarctica. Built in France by META in 1981. Draft 1.3m/4.5' with keel up, 3.2m/10.5' with keel down. More details at http://www.issuma.com/rhudson/issumaboat/IssumaDetails.htm
Home Page: http://www.issuma.com/rhudson/
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