Extensive grab bag of checklists for sending distress calls, abandoning ship, contacting important people, dealing with medical emergencies, a fouled propeller, dead batteries, and dozens of other difficult situations. Contains excerpts from hard-to-find bulletin board and newsgroup postings, as well as links to useful sites and vendor pages.
Compiled by the governing body of U.S. ocean racing and sailing, this book belongs aboard every offshore cruising boat and its recommendations in the head of every serious cruiser.
Video of demonstrations of life-saving items like Exposure Suits, Solar Stills, Desalinator, Life Rafts, Harnesses, Jack Lines and more.
U.S. Coast Guard-recognized safety course in html, pdf, or printed versions. Completion entitles you to a Boating Safety I.D. Card and Certificate. The site claims that many insurance companies give marine insurance discounts to boat owners who have completed such a course.
An extensive checklist for a safe, courteous, and environmentally-friendly, and law-abiding cruise.