Nobody plans to meet with disaster at sea. However, planning ahead in case you do ever get into trouble can mean the difference between life and death, as Coast Guard rescue swimmer Mario Vittone explains in the online education video, “Safety & Rescue at Sea.” For details on how to access the entire 11 part course, which covers everything from liferafts to flares, EPIRBs and what to do in a Mayday situation, click here.
Know how: Ground Tackle
Your ground tackle is like a relationship—the more you care for it, the longer it will last. So, how do you enhance the relationship? First up, think of the accommodations—a damp, salt-rich, often warm environment, just the kind of thing to encourage corrosion. What can be done? ...read more