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Rethinking the MOB Recovery

 Subscribers OnlyMan overboard recovery failures have become a frequent headline, and details about these tragedies hold lessons worth...

Double Check Your AIS

Nearly one year ago, the Volvo Ocean Race boat Sun Hung Kai-Scallywag was deep in the Southern Ocean bound from...

Rethinking MOB Prevention

 Subscribers OnlyMan overboard gear standards are behind the times because the sample size is tiny and the facts surrounding an...

Ropes for Throwing

 Subscribers OnlyWe all know the drill. A new arrival pulls toward an unfamiliar marina or fuel dock with a breeze blowing, and they...

Safety Tethers Under Scrutiny

On November 18, 2017, Simon Speirs, an experienced sailor, went overboard while at the bow assisting with a headsail...

New Trends in Sailing Safety Gear

 Subscribers OnlySafety at sea has become more than a noteworthy slogan. Many feel it defines the right game plan and gear choice to...