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September 2010

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Boost your storm smarts

Get your head in the clouds! Being wise to the weather will help you and your passengers ride out the storm in safety.

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Prepare & prevent

Your onboard fire safety plan centers on the two p’s: preparation and prevention. Fireproof your vessel, and carry an adequate supply of working fire extinguishers.

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Called-for upgrade

More affordable than ever, today’s digital selective calling-equipped VHF radios are packed with useful features for both emergency and routine calling.

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Double sheet bend

The double sheet bend is recommended for joining slick, thick or stiff ropes or lines. Doubling the turns makes the knot more resistant to slipping and provides extra holding power.

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