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February/March 2013

Survival strategy

Survival strategy

When trouble strikes, increase your odds of being rescued by following these five tips from the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Spring forward

Spring forward

Before hitting the water this spring, take some extra time to check these crucial items.

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Pack a bag. Photo courtesy ACR/ARTEX

Pack a bag

Carry a ditch bag on board packed with everything you’ll need should you ever have to abandon ship.

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Mastering Marlinespike

Wall and crown knot

The wall and crown knot is actually two knots. A crown knot is superimposed upon a wall knot as a decorative finish to the end of a line.

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