[Tagging] Slipways (for boats)

Warin 61sundowner at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 19:53:32 UTC 2018

On 10/11/18 05:03, Paul Allen wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 9, 2018 at 5:59 PM Andy Mabbett <andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk 
> <mailto:andy at pigsonthewing.org.uk>> wrote:
>     The wiki tells us to use "leisure=slipway":
>     https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:leisure%3Dslipway
>     but many slipways are primarily for search-and-rescue, fishing craft,
>     small ferries or other non-leisure uses.
>     What would be a better tag?
> I hesitate to suggest it, because it's viewed as a "miscellaneous" 
> tag, but in this case it seems
> rather appropriate.  amenity=slipway.
> Of course, it may take a while (possibly a very long while) before 
> renderers catch up, so
> people will continue to use leisure, so the renderer people will say 
> it's not used enough, as
> will the editor people, so you may decide to stick with leisure.

Unfortunately leisure=slipway is the one 'inuse'. Changing it will take 
effort and time.

I would suggest man_made=slipway .. they all have had some efforts by 
humans to make them.
I'd stay away from amenity as much as possible.

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