Three part sailing safety series introducing some on-water first responders, starting with natural resources police and what they do for sailors and other boaters. ~by Beth Crabtree
Sailors toss around many acronyms, especially when it comes to safety. Here are 10 spelled out and explained.
Onboard heater safety considerations and other winter boating factors to consider in the off season to keep you and your boat safe. ~by Kelsey Bonham
A seasoned captain warns of the dangers of cold weather sailing and offers smart tips to make sure you're safe and prepared.
As we slog through the hazy, hot, and humid dog days, it’s worth taking a few moments to consider a “cooling plan” for boat and crew.
As the dog days of summer are upon us, these tips will help you keep your decks, cabin, and crew cool, making your sailing experience more enjoyable for everyone.
With knowledge of some of the most common causes of of boating and sailing emergencies, you'll be better able to prepare for them and, hopefully, avoid them altogether.
Offshore sailing gives you plenty of time for thought about safety decisions, and the lessons apply on coastal waters, too. ~By John Herlig
You never want to go into cold water. But what exactly would happen if you did? A video issued by the National Water Safety Congress shows how the body responds.