Safety & Prevention
The Critical World Of Backing Plates
Avoid serious boat damage and personal injuries by ensuring your hardware is properly installed. Here's how.
How Not To Read A Hurricane Map
Maps shown in the media are often misunderstood. Be careful: Incorrect interpretation could leave you and your boat unprepared.
Outfit Your Dinghy
Taking the time to properly equip your lifeline to shore for safety will help ensure you don't get caught short.
Stay Safe On Deck
Installing guardrail netting on a sailboat makes a lot of sense for keeping crew, gear, and pets safely aboard — and it's an easy DIY project.
1st Mate Is Ready To Assist For Boater Overboard Scenarios
This connected safety and security system also provides theft deterrence functionality.
Cellphones Help Coast Guard Locate Distressed Mariners
i911 could be a game-changer for getting help to boaters faster.