Safety at Sea

Layers of Safety – Man Ejected From Boat

Layers of Safety – Man Ejected From Boat

Paul Bernard, USCG Veteran and administrator of the Facebook Group, U.S. Coast Guard Heartland Safe Boating provides important information on boating safety. I often speak of preparedness and safety in layers. The best approach is to employ as many layers as is... Read More
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