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Is It Time to Replace Your Boat’s Carbon Monoxide Detector(s)?

This is a good time to remind you about how important it is to have and maintain a Carbon Monoxide Detector on board in any marine environment. Wherever fossil-fueled equipment (engine, generator, gasoline engine, diesel, etc.) is in use, it will produce Carbon Monoxide as a natural byproduct. Carbon Monoxide... Continue reading
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A Very Cool Product! The Garmin InReach SE+

This is a handheld satellite communicator with GPS Navigation and two-way communications capabilities. Using the worldwide coverage of the Iridium satellite network, these go-anywhere portable devices let you exchange text messages with any cell phone number or email address anywhere – while using GPS to track and share your journey’s... Continue reading
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Tips for Short-Term Docking

The U.S. Coast Guard published a helpful article on effective docking strategies. We thought we'd share: "We all experience the need for short tie-ups. And granted, if you're just swinging in to refuel or to pick up a six-pack, it's a pain to go the whole route of fore and aft lines,... Continue reading