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How to respond to person overboard

by Switlik on 27. Oct, 2017 in Marine

Most of us don’t want to consider the unthinkable while out sailing or cruising on the open waters, but accidents do happen and being prepared for emergencies, such as a person overboard, is essential to mariner safety.

According to the U.S. Sailing organization, “man overboard” is the third most nautical hail after “Land Ho!” and “Thar She Blows,” but it is clearly the most life-threatening.

5 great Fall fishing destinations

by Danielle Connelly on 23. Oct, 2017 in Marine

The summer tourists may be long gone, but the fish are still jumping in many popular Northeast destination. Fall is typically when you can enjoy some of the region’s most exciting fishing of the year.

Guarding our waters and much more

by Switlik on 26. Sep, 2017 in Marine

It isn’t until you need the Coast Guard, that you actually think about what the organization does. 

Search and rescue is by far the most widely known work of the Coast Guard, with the organization spending nearly $1 million of its budget in 2016 for SAR efforts. But crews do so much more than patrol the waters looking out for the safety of pleasure boaters, fishermen and all activities on the water.

How to make a proper Mayday call

by Switlik on 14. Sep, 2017 in Marine

Emergencies happen at sea and the U.S. Coast Guard encourages all mariners to be familiar with making Mayday calls.

Think safety while fishing

by Danielle Connelly on 01. Sep, 2017 in Marine

“Calling fishing a hobby is like saying brain surgery is a job.”

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