TAG: Safety at sea

Rescue Video – BoatU.S. EPIRB Rental Saves Three
Renting an EPIRB from BoatU.S. for the occasional offshore passage might just save your life; like it did for these three sailors off the coast of northern California. Check out the video for the dramatic Coast Guard rescue.
5 Safe Boating Tips
This past summer was another busy boating season in which thousands of stranded boaters needed towing or other assistance. I used to work for Vessel Assist, a nationwide on-the-water towing service that was bought by TowBoat US in 2003.  Here ...
Traveler and Oceanic Medical Kits
A med kit is essential on a boat and you can get kits from the most basic to fairly advanced from a variety of sources.  Here are two that take a different approach and bring you far beyond Bandaids and ...
Samaritan AED
Approximately 400,000 people are impacted by sudden cardiac arrest each year in the US.  Good CPR training has heightened survival rates in most metropolitan areas where emergency medical services can be activated and on the scene within minutes, but chest ...
Colligo Emergency Shroud Kit
Here's an idea that's head-smackingly simple but a terrific alternative to carrying traditional shroud or stay replacement materials on a long passage.  What are you going to do if you lose a a stay or shroud?  To date, that has meant storing ...

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