Increase Your Odds After Activating the EPIRBRelated tags: Seamanship | How-To | Safety | Safety Equipment
by Beth A. Leonard
Before--and after--activating an EPIRB in international waters, take these steps to lengthen the odds that you're safely rescued. "Seamanship" from our November 2011 issue.
February 17, 2010Lucky Duck to the Rescueby R.j. RubadeauTwo sailors are plucked from the sea, thanks to a northbound delivery crew's fortuitous breakdowns and solid seamanship. A special report from our September 2009 issueRating:0
June 9, 2009Sailing Downwind? Set a Whisker Poleby Andrew BurtonTake some time to rig the necessary control lines and you'll get better performance on the downwind leg. "Hands-On Sailor" from our June 2009 issueRating:0
April 20, 2009Three Ways to keep Lines Tidyby Andrew BurtonDifferent coiling techniques work in different places to keep your boat's deck neat. "Hands-On Sailor" from our May 2009 issueRating:0
January 16, 2009Smart Times for Heaving Toby Andrew BurtonIf there's room to leeward, you can always stop and wait until the weather moderates. From "Hands-On Sailor" in our January 2009 issueRating:5
November 11, 2008Hands-On Safetyby John BurnhamCWEditor John Burnham gets a chilly taste of what it would be like to spend time in a life raft. From the "Editor's Log" in our November 2008 issueRating:0
October 28, 2008The Timber Hitchby Andrew BurtonWhen reefing, don't get in a bind. Use this simple knot instead. A CW Hands-On Tip from our October 2008 issue.Rating:0
October 1, 2008Learning From Ikeby Maarten Van HasseltMaarten van Hasselt relates storm-preparation lessons hammered home by Hurricane Ike. "Special Report" from our October 2, 2008, CW Reckonings.Rating:0
August 15, 2008The GPS Broke. Now What?by Andrew BurtonIf you lose your electronic advantage, taking a running fix will help you know where you are and where you're headed. "Hands-On Sailor" from our July 2008 issueRating:0
April 17, 2008Knot Your Shoes Rightby The EditorsThere's more than one way to tie your shoes; we show you two practical alternatives. Supplement to our May 2008 issueRating:0
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