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In Lock behind Car Carrier


Approaching Container Ship in Canal
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In Canal Behind Container Ship

Pilot, Gerd At Wheel, Dorothy, French Linehandler
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"Arctracer" was tied in between two other yachts in the locks. They were both sloops so their masts swung between ours when the water was disturbed, minimizing potential rigging damage. Each yacht was required to have a pilot, a captain and four linehandlers.