Opening Bridges with Confidence

by Captain Chris Yacht Services - 3 weeks ago

There is more to navigating through a drawbridge than most boaters realize. Let Captain Chris show you many different types of bridges and how each many effect your cruising. In this episode of Ask Captain Chris you will witness VHF radio communication with a bridge tender, including proper terminology and how to determine the correct channel for that bridge. We will help you learn about bridge schedules and where to find them. It’s important to understand how the height of your boat, the tide level, wave action and current flow all can influence your travel as you encounter these bridges. We’ve included some surprises you may never have anticipated.

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