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A global fish war is coming

Nearly two decades into the 21st Century, it has become clear the world has limited resources and the last area of expansion is the oceans. [...]

September 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Boating: Fitting failures are a common source of sunk boats and insurance claims

Inspect all your hoses and fittings regularly. A hard tug on every hose will help you find any hose clamps about to give way, or any fittings close to failure. [...]

October 21, 2016 Boating, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Boating: 80% of mayday calls have no vessel location

US Coast Guard Reports that approximately 80% of the one-button distress calls from DSC VHF radios it gets each year do not contain vessel position information. [...]

September 27, 2016 Boating, RECENT, Slide

Boating: Confusing PFD coding to get overhauled

PFD labeling that will more effectively convey safety information and is a step toward harmonization of our regulations with PFD requirements in Canada and in other countries [...]

September 9, 2015 Boating, News, RECENT, Slide

Boating: Accidents often stem from mundane events

Having a mundane mishap onboard while fishing can be a life threatening experience if you're not prepared. The key word is of course - prepared. Whether you're new to boating or an old-salt, you're equivalent if unprepared [...]

January 13, 2015 Boating, RECENT, Slide