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  • Comparing Medivac Services
    If your cruising plans include bluewater voyaging or sailing to the far-reaches of the world, then packing a...
  • Comparing Class B AIS Transceivers
     Subscribers OnlyThe popularity of Automatic Identification Systems (AIS) has grown exponentially in recent years. Lower costs have...
  • The ODEO Laser Flare
    Like winning lottery tickets and accurate head shots during the zombie apocalypse, visual distress signals are one of...
  • Marine Handheld VHFs Test
     Subscribers OnlyTesters evaluated handheld VHF radios from three leading marine electronics makers. From Icom, we tested the M92D and...
  • Practical Tips for Survival at Sea
    In the course of writing five books about accidents and survival at sea, Michael Tougias interviewed many survivors...
  • DeLorme inReach vs. Iridium Extreme
     Subscribers OnlyThere are numerous portable marine electronics that can keep you connected while you get away from it all. But which...
  • Life Raft Inspection, an Inside Look
    If it’s been more than five or six years since your life raft was inspected, there’s a good chance that it...
  • Equipping Drones for At-Sea Search and Rescue
    The radio crackles with an emergency dispatch: A sailboat is sinking 50 miles east of Cape Hatteras. There’s no...

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