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May 2012

Locking through

Locking through

Pointers to keep you and your boat safe when approaching, entering and leaving a lock.

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Keeping in touch

Keeping in touch

Find out what communication tools you’ll need to travel along the coast or around the globe.

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Boating after dark

Boating after dark

Going on the water at night? The Coast Guard offers these tips to help you avoid accidents.

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Fly your ensign proudly! Get a new one from the Ship's Store.

Mastering Marlinespike

Hawser bend

Useful for joining two ropes of unequal sizes, the Hawser bend is helpful when joining a light line to a heavy one.

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