Ask SAIL: Ready About!
Q: Is it common that transmitting on marine single sideband will cause an automatic pilot to abruptly change course?This could be dangerous for those on deck when the boom suddenly swings. Vincent Andrews, Aberdeen, MD GORDON WEST REPLIES All too common! Your long-range single ...read more
Gear Review: Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon
Get Found An Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon is an essential piece of safety gear that every skipper should have onboard, and the RescueME EPIRB1 from Ocean Signal is a good choice. Should the unthinkable happen and you need your boat or liferaft to be found, the ...read more