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April 2010

Bring your pet on board and leave your worries at home.

All paws on deck

Tempted to bring your pet for a day of on-the-water fun? A slow introduction to your boat and a little common sense can ensure that your pet enjoys being on board as much as you do.

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Learn about Coast Guard vessel documentation.

Boat doc basics

Wondering if you should document your vessel with the Coast Guard? Read on to find out which vessels are eligible, the advantages of documentation and what the process entails.

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Extend the life of your anchor rode.

Rode rules

Looking to extend the life of your anchor rode? Help your line live a long, useful life by following these easy maintenance tips.

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Take your java on the water with this USPS travel mug!

Clove hitch

A tenacious slip knot, the clove hitch is used to attach a line to a round pile.

When tied around a wooden pile, it won’t slip even if the pile is tapered. It’s also easy to tie and untie under a strain.

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