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May 2011

Protect yourself and your boat during summer storms.

Weathering the storm

Follow these tips to reduce your chances of being struck by lightning during a summer thunderstorm.

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Prepare your boat's trailer before you tow.

Trouble-free trailering

Whether you plan to trailer to a nearby lake or faraway locale, thorough preparation will ensure a smooth journey for you and your boat.

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Learn how to navigate by the stars.

Get your gaze on

Summer’s a perfect time to get to know some of the stars and constellations in the night sky.

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Keep your feet feeling and looking cool with flip flops from the USPS Ship's Store.

Mastering Marlinespike

Angler’s loop

Also called the perfection knot, the angler’s loop forms a strong, nonslip, fixed loop at any position along most types of line, including bungee and shock cord.

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