Cruisers heading into high latitudes may wish to take a Stearnes Cold Water/Ice Rescue suit along for emergencies. Here are the directions for using it, in particular how to avoid Inhalation Response on immersion.
A list of things to do before, during, and after getting into a liferaft. Includes useful advice to skippers about leadership in a crisis.
Why you need one, what to put in it, with a suggestion that having the stuff that gets you rescued quickly, like radios and flares, is more important than equipment for long-term survival like fishooks.
Several models of flashlight that are powered by hand-cranking them. Sixty seconds of winding gives an hour of light. Company uses profits to distribute its products for humanitarian purposes in developing countries.
A discussion board and photo gallery for cruising sailors and wannabes focused on offshore safety gear and abandon-ship equiment.