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Tag: boating safety

Out of Sight, Out of Mind, and in Danger!

Boaters are often out of sight, depending on what size of boat you are sailing and where you are. Larger and professionally operated boats take going to sea very seriously and do not put themselves, their passengers and crews, at risk. Should problems happen may be both out of sight and out of mind –…
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October 7, 2018 0

Teach Young People to Sail Right!

Start youngsters to sail as soon as they show an interest, bear in mind that square pegs don’t fit in round holes, so if a youngster hates the idea leave them until they are ready. Many sailing people around the world began as children, some of necessity because the family fish or dive for a…
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September 19, 2018 0

When to Abandon Ship

What criteria do you have for abandoning your boat?   The point is to think about what might happen before anything does happen so that you are as prepared as you can be to protect the lives of your crew. Tim Bower There are two general schools of thought with respect to abandoning your boat…
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October 29, 2017 0