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July 2012

All tied up: choosing and using dock lines.

All tied up

Take care to keep the appropriate nylon dock lines on board to tie up your boat both at home and away.

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Hurricane warnings

Hurricane warnings

Learn how to stay safe when a storm threatens by reading the weather and taking appropriate action, whether you are on land or at sea.

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Marine first-aid kits

Marine first-aid kits

Having a well-stocked first-aid kit on board can help you render immediate emergency care and even save a life.

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Stay cool this summer with this Tervis ice bucket with tongs and lid from the Ship's Store.

Mastering Marlinespike

Bowline on a bight

An ancient bowline variation still used in water rescue work, the bowline on a bight easily forms large loops in any part of the rope without regard to the rope ends.

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