General category for public-facing posts on safety or seamanship hooks.

July Tips And Tidbits

The 2017 Palm Beach boat show (March 23) saw excellent growth: 6% more boats in the water, 80-100 foot category up 17%. Total show value on display $1.2 billion. The proposed U.S. budget for 2017-2018 includes reductions of $1.5 billion for the Department of the Interior and a $1 billion cut for the Army Corps…

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PFD Saves Another Life

Even in this era of safety regulations touching every aspect of modern life, no one should ever take water safety for granted…even on a unitized, self-contained vessel such as a Personal Watercraft (PWC). A recent event proves this and underscores the life-saving wisdom of wearing PFD’s and knowing how to swim. Chris Wilkins’ son had…