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Winter flying tips

by Danielle Connelly on 19. Feb, 2018 in Aviation

Flying during the winter can be some of the best flying around. With less air traffic, usually greater visibility and improved aircraft performance, you can experience some of the best conditions out there. To have the best experience though, planning for winter weather starts well ahead of time.

Break the Cold Snap—Top 5 Winter Destination Fishing Locations

by Danielle Connelly on 06. Feb, 2018 in Marine

With temperatures colder than normally this winter, just about everyone is itching for a warm getaway. These five spots might be the best winter fishing around. Bonus—these spots are not just great for fishing but also for tourism so you can even take your family!

Abandoning Ship

by Danielle Connelly on 26. Jan, 2018 in Life Rafts, Marine

There’s no hard and steadfast rule for exactly when you should abandon ship. Rather, it really depends on you, your situation, your boat, and your crew.

Recovering a man overboard

by Danielle Connelly on 18. Jan, 2018 in Marine

“Man overboard” is one of the last things you want to hear when you’re out on the water; but when it does happen the ability to act, rather than freeze on the spot, could be the difference between life and death for the person-in-water.

What do you actually need in an aviation life vest?

by Danielle Connelly on 15. Jan, 2018 in Aviation

The FAA requires all extended overwater flights carry  life preservers and other approved safety flotation devices for passengers and crew for Parts 121, 125 and 135. Extended overwater flight is defined as one over water at a distance of more than 50 nautical miles from the nearest shoreline. A life preserver, with an approved survivor locator light, is required for each occupant of the plane.

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