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.
Charter: Florida's Gulf Coast
Last summer, I was delighted to be invited to join two of my girlfriends on a sailing trip—my third, no less! This trip would surely herald my promotion from nautical novice to savvy seafaring expert. I was to join them on a charter in Southwest Florida and sail along the ...read more