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December 2013

Cruise planning

Cruise planning

You’ve got the itch to wander, but careful planning and attention to detail will serve you well before you cast off.

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Stay afloat

Stay afloat

Improperly maintained seacocks could sink your boat. Follow these tips to stay afloat.

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Diving reflex

Diving reflex

The diving reflex can protect near-drowning victims in cold-water immersions. What you need to know to help these victims.

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Ship's Store

Mastering Marlinespike

Back splice

Most sailors prefer the back splice’s symmetry and firmness to prevent unlaying when ending a line.

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