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ILLUMINATION

Living and writing on a boat

Pratique — the Practice

Covid has brought the word ‘quarantine’ to everyone’s lips, but on boats that cross borders ‘pratique’ has been an everyday reality for centuries. And now it’s even more complicated…

International code of signals. The Q flag (Quebec) is used for requesting pratique. Image credit: Wikimedia

The boring formality

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James Marinero

James Marinero

Follow me for a varied Top Writer diet: true stories, humor, tech, AI, travel, geopolitics and small business tips as I write around the world on my old boat.