Secondary ports

The one small fly that remains kicking feebly in the ointment is the old favourite of secondary ports. The system for working these out probably can't be improved upon. Just work out the rime and height of High or Low Water for your secondary port and enter it on the diagram exactly as above.

If you are operating in the areas adjacent to and including the Solent you'll find that, because of the tidal anomalies causcd by the Isle of Wight, several extra sets of curves arc supplied for the various groups of secondary ports. The only difference

Fig 14.6 Secondary port tidal height calculations are a piece of cake with a modern chart plotter.

Fig 14.6 Secondary port tidal height calculations are a piece of cake with a modern chart plotter.

between these and all the other curves in the book is that, instead of working cither side of High Water, they use Low Water as their point of reference. The time of Low Water is easier to predict in this region than that of the 'double High'.

How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

How To Have A Perfect Boating Experience

Lets start by identifying what exactly certain boats are. Sometimes the terminology can get lost on beginners, so well look at some of the most common boats and what theyre called. These boats are exactly what the name implies. They are meant to be used for fishing. Most fishing boats are powered by outboard motors, and many also have a trolling motor mounted on the bow. Bass boats can be made of aluminium or fibreglass.

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