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If You Can Get Out on the Water on June 14th, Don’t Miss the Start of the Marion-Bermuda Race!

Don’t miss the (6/14) start of Marion-Bermuda: One of New England’s most storied sailing races! 50 boats ranging in size from 34 to 118 feet will set sail from Marion, MA, 645 miles SSE out of Buzzard's Bay, across the Gulf Stream and on to the finish off St David's... Continue reading
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How to Use That Little Red “Distress” Button on Your VHF Radio

It’s called DSC (Digital Selective Calling), and it allows today’s VHFs to send an automated mayday that alerts the Coast Guard and other vessels to your emergency. The idea is that the red button is pre-programmed with information about your boat so that, in the event of a life-threatening situation,... Continue reading
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Product Spotlight: Best On-Board Wireless Communication Headset

“I’m not yelling!” And it’s wonderful! Today’s technology allows you to communicate with your crew during anchoring or docking maneuvers using wireless communications. These hands-free intercoms will no doubt improve relations on board between captain and crew (and save a fair few arguments) as they negate the need to bark... Continue reading