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October 2010

This fall, clean and maintain your boat

Warm weather winterizing

Whether you live up north or down south, fall’s a great time to inspect, maintain and repair your vessel so it will ready whenever spring comes calling.

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Tips for surviving cold water immersion

Cold water survival

Falling overboard into cold water can be deadly. Learn the four stages of cold water immersion and how to improve your chances of survival.

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USPS says inspect your inflatable PFD regularly

Inflatable PFD care

Giving your inflatable PFD some TLC on a regular basis will ensure that you can rely on it in an emergency.

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Get a comfy and warm fleece jacket at the USPS Ship's Store

Eye splice (laid rope)

The strongest and most attractive way to install a loop at the end of a line, an eye splice forms a permanent loop in the end of laid rope for use with a cleat or bitt.

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