When And How Electronic Charts Are Updated
Not as often as most boaters might think. Find out how and when your electronic charts are updated with critical navigation information.
Lessons Learned From Being Caught In The Fog
The sonar — and then the horns — went on the fritz just when thick fog rolled in, making them sitting ducks for collision or grinding aground
Memorizing some of the basic nautical rules is made way easier through these fun rhymes.
5 Ways To Sharpen Your Sailing Skills At Home
From knot tying apps to sailing simulators, there's plenty to occupy the land-locked or winter-bound sailor.
The Demise Of Traditional Paper Charts
Soon you won't be able to buy the colorful NOAA paper charts. But technology means you can print your own up to date backup paper charts at a fraction of the price.
Sextant In Space
It may be hard to believe, but today’s astronauts use an 18th century marine navigational tool as back-up technology.