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January 2013

Battling heavy weather

Battling heavy weather

Knowing your boat and the art of seamanship will keep you, your boat and your passengers safe when the weather turns violent.

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Checking safety equipment

Check safety equipment

Review your boat’s safety equipment now to ensure a quick, safe start when you launch this spring.

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Stress testing your diesel

Diesel stress test

Running this simple test for 5 minutes each month will help you detect problems in your diesel engine before they occur.

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Ship's Store

Mastering Marlinespike

Binder’s loop

Farmers used the binder’s loop in light line to bind a sheaf of straw, a handful of straw wisps or a bale of hay.

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