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March 2010

Quick tip to make steering by compass less tiring

Heading off fatigue

Reduce the strain of compass navigation at the helm with this easy steering technique.

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Stay safe at the dock. Check your connections!

Dangerous liaisons

Dangers may lurk at your link to shore. Protect yourself, your boat and those around you, by checking your cord for damage and following these tips.

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What to do with expired pyrotechnic devices

Flare for recycling

Scratching your head about what to do with expired flares? Here are a few ideas to help you put them to good use.

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Get ready to show your colors in this true blue USPS tee!

Round turn with two
half hitches

Another basic mariner’s knot, the round turn with two half hitches is simple to tie, easy to learn and holds fast in most situations.

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