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Increase your odds of being rescued at sea by increasing your visibility.
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What to do before and during a helicopter rescue hoist.
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Increase your chances of being rescued with the proper preparations.
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Let me just share with you one of my biggest fears about boating. It's called the single point of failure.
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The smaller the personal lifesaver beacon, the more likely you are to wear it. Ocean Signal’s rescueME PLB is compact,...
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VHF radios, not cell phones, summon emergency help sooner.
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Checking your boat's bilge compartment frequently can help forestall an emergency at sea.
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Follow these simple rules to alleviate the dread of docking.
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Key steps for retrieving a man overboard.
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Use these tips to install an electronic compass and create a radar overlay.
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An autopilot can be a valuable boating tool, if you know how to use it safely.
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National Safe Boating Week: May 18-24, 2013