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Battery Management

All Whitsunday Escape bareboats rely on a 12v battery bank to run the on-board appliances, such as refrigerators, lights, water pumps, toilets, televisions, invertors and anchor winches.

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GPS & Boat Instruments

Instrumentation is provided as an aid to navigation. Most boating accidents are caused by skippers relying on instrumentation instead of keeping a good lookout and using the charts.

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Navigation

Knowledge of basic navigation is important for safe cruising through the islands.

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Plot a Course to Steer

The more study or reading you can do before your boating holiday the better you will be prepared for your sailing adventure.

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Tides

The tides affect everything you do when cruising the Whitsunday Islands. The approximate tidal range in the Whitsundays is from 1.3m at neap tides and to a 3.8 m at spring tides. The tides create currents as they ebb and flow. The tides in the Whitsundays flood towards the south and ebb towards the north.

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