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When a pilot boarding is aborted


published on 27 January 2022 41 -

Found on YouTube. Created by "Pilot's POV". Originally published on 2022-01-21.
Wind was blowing strong from the NE and the waves were becoming bigger and bigger by the time we reach a new client.

Crew didn't consider the rolling effect about to happen while changing heading in order to give lee when they prepared pilot ladder, so the requested 1.5m above the water was not that good.

I decided to abort and to give the vessel the chance to shorten it. In the next attempt they did it right and I was able to board safe
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