Safety at Sea

AIS/DSC “MOB1” Discussion

AIS/DSC “MOB1” Discussion

This is a review of what may have failed to activate an Ocean Signal MOB AIS/DSC device, resulting in the tragic loss of BRITT TAYLOR, 52, on passage from Puerto Rico to Annapolis, Maryland. The captain of the S/V SMALL WORLD IV, TONY NEWLING WARD, activated his EPIRB... Read More
Dinghy Security, Lock It Or Lose It!

Dinghy Security, Lock It Or Lose It!

  Previously published in the Caribbean Compass October 2017 and recently in the Facebook group Caribbean Navigator by Ken Goodings Most everyone in the Caribbean cruising community knows someone who has suffered the theft of a dinghy and outboard motor. Even when... Read More