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Articles Type : Safety

Navigation Lights

Posted on Jun 02nd 2014

Night cruises give a new perspective on the water and when you\'re enjoying the moon and the stars you\'ve got to make sure you\'re visible to anyone else on the water.

Anchors

Posted on May 25th 2014

An anchor is a basic piece of safety equipment. They come in many sizes and shapes, for different conditions and sizes of boat. Here are some of the most common.

Heaving Lines, Lifebuoys, Flares and more

Posted on May 25th 2014

Descriptions of the various pieces of safety equipment required on board recreational vessels... fire extinguishers, heaving lines, radar reflectors, and so on.

Lifejackets and PFDs

Posted on May 25th 2014

What is a lifejacket and a personal flotation device? How to test and wear lifejackets and personal flotation devices. Rules about wearing them and how to take care of them.

Large Motor and Sailing Yachts 12 Meters and Up

Posted on May 25th 2014

Before you head out for your cruise, make sure you have all the safety equipment you must have on board. Here\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s a list. And also check the definitions to be certain that the equipment you have meets the requirements.

Sail and Power Boats from 6 to 12 Meters

Posted on May 25th 2014

Before you head out for a cruise, make sure you have all the safety equipment you need. Here is a list. And check the definitions to make sure the equipment you have meets the requirements.

Motor and Sail boats Up to 6 Meters

Posted on May 25th 2014

Before you head out in your bow rider or sailboat, make sure you have all the safety gear you need. You should also check the definitions to make sure that what you have meets the requirements.

Personal Watercraft (PWC) Safety Equipment

Posted on May 25th 2014

Before you head out on your PWC make sure you have all the safety equipment you require. Here\\\'s a list. And check the definitions and descriptions to be certain you have equipment that meets the requirements.

Small Human/Wind Powered Vessel Safety Equipment

Posted on May 25th 2014

Before you head out on a sailboard, canoe, kayak, rowboat, make sure your have all the safety gear you are required to carry. This is the list.

Safety Overview

Posted on May 24th 2014

Introduction to Mandatory Safety Equipment all boats must have on board.

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