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National Poison Prevention Week is the third week of March each year, falling on the 17th through the 23rd this year. This cause was founded by the Health Research & Safety Administration to raise awareness for preventative methods to avoid toxic poisons. The week of awareness is a chance to feature various hazards that result […]
A SmartPlug is a must for your boat to replace the standard L5-30 shore power plug. A few years ago I managed a boat for a syndicate of guys. They were sharing their boat using our boat sharing software. But alas … here is what happened to their beautiful boat. Turns out, this is an […]
If you don’t know, water is supposed to be on the outside of the boat. Only Rum and a few other libations are supposed to be on the inside. Searching for a leak in the boat can be exhausting, and so here are some tips.
Last week, NauticEd and crew went to the British Virgin Islands and chartered a Lagoon 450 from BVI Yacht Charters. We went down there to specifically get more content for our courses including video and pictures. Here is a great video we shot for teaching crew members how to operate a dinghy. As Skipper, you […]
Inflatable PFD’s Chances are that you will be switching over to an inflatable PFD pretty soon given that they are so comfortable. Here the adult is wearing a Type II inflatable PFD while the Child is wearing a comfortable Type III PFD. Inflatable PFD’s are available in a variety of styles (and colors) and are […]
The basic sound signals you should know are shown below. This information is embedded in the NauticEd Skipper Course and the NauticEd RYA Day Skipper Course. Also, download our Navigation Rules eBook for iPad where the complete set of Navigation Rules are given and explained with animations – ONLY $2.99. Tap each image to hear an […]
If you like this post – please “LIKE” it and g+1 it – It helps keep our waterways clean. Here’s how to fuel up your sailboat without spilling a drop of fuel into the water. Hi all – for years I struggled with fueling up the boat and trying my best to not spill any […]
In this post I want to tell a few stories that will alert you to the fact that MOB is going to happen to you, and often when you least expect
On our most recent yacht charter to the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, we encountered one day with reasonably high swell and only about 10 knots of wind. Being on a broad reach was not the ideal heading for this but alas this is the direction we wanted to go – from the Bay of […]
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