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Dangerous Gases Aboard
Here are four of the most common dangerous gases and fumes that most of us encounter on our boats. It's important to know how to handle them and when to sound the alarm.
Why You Should Use A Float Plan
A good day on the water can go bad — fast. A float plan can ensure you get the help you need before it's too late.
Boating After Dark
Boating after dark can be scary if you're not prepared. Here's how to safely enjoy a night out on the water.
How To Convert UTC To Local Time
UTC is based on 24-hour military time and doesn't recognize local adjustments like Daylight Saving Time, so it's a very accurate no matter where you are in the world.
Here's a quick recap of the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale and what it means for you when it comes to protecting your boat during a storm.
How Secure is Your Marina Likely to be in a Hurricane?
How some marinas are dealing with the problems of storm surge, hauling boats, and exposed locations ... What about hurricane plans?
Sample Marina Plans
Here are a few well-thought out hurricane plans from marinas and yacht clubs that can be adapted to your own facility's plan.
Moorings That Can Stay Put in a Hurricane
The past decade has seen many technological advances in boating, not the least of which is a greatly improved anchor for moorings—the helix.
The Line on Hurricanes
Some nylon anchor lines hold and others break in a storm. Some anchor line you've been using for years are likely to fail. Find out why.