What does the old sailor’s adage “Come the wind before the rain, you’ll soon be setting sail again” refer to?
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Congratulations to e Capt. Danny Reevie, Metairie, LA who correctly answered last week’s question on channel markers. “Most of the world uses the IALA-A buoy system where in-bound vessels will have red buoys and lights on the port side and green buoys and lights on the starboard side. In the IALA-B system used in the North and South America, Japan and the Philippines, in-bound vessels will have green buoys and lights on the port side and red on the starboard side; that’s why in these countries we say “red right returning.”