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.
January 18, 2013Simply Indispensable: The Best Boat Equipmentby Wendy Mitman Clarke and John ClarkeAfter four years of full-time cruising, the Clarkes share the gear and equipment that have been worth their salt aboard Osprey. 'Hands-On Sailor' Seamanship from the January 2013 issue of Cruising World.Rating:5
November 9, 2012Safety at Sea: When Fury Overtakes a Cruisers’ Safe Havenby Story and Photos by Diane SelkirkAnchoring lessons are learned, some the hard way, when a freak winter storm blows into Mexico's Bahía de Banderas.Rating:5
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
February 23, 2012Sailing South? Forget Bermudaby Don StreetIn the wake of the carnage that occurred en route to Bermuda in the fall of 2011, Caribbean expert Don Street offers what he believes are far better plans for southbound cruisers. "Seamanship" from our March 2012 issue.Rating:4.25Related tags: Route Planning
October 20, 2011View from the Other End of the Towline and Hoist Cableby Captain Kip Louttit (U.S. Coast Guard Retired & USCG Auxiliary)What should you do if the Coast Guard has to come to the rescue? Coast Guard Captain (ret.) Kip Louttit helped answer this question during CW's seminar at the U.S. Sailboat Show.Rating:4Related tags: Safety
October 16, 2007Med Mooring Made Easyby Kostas Ghiokas And Lynda ChildressPerfecting this maneuver takes practice. With these techniques, before long, you'll be backing down with the best of them. "Boathandling" from our March 2000 issueRating:4
May 6, 2013Extending Your RangeJoin the National Women's Sailing Association at the 12th annual conference, June 1, in Marblehead, Massachusetts. Meet and share with other women who love sailing and want to challenge themselves by trying something new.Rating:3
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