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Sea Sick: Save severed finger with correct response

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray While working on a boat, there are many opportunities to lose a finger or two. Think hatches, winches, ropes, anchor chains, knives, power tools and…

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Rules of the Road: Retain records to show fuel oil complies with ECA regulations

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers Longtime sufferers of this column may recall this topic being discussed back in early 2012.  At that time, the North American Emissions…

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Secure at Sea: New technologies on horizon will alter seafaring forever

Secure at Sea: by Corey Ranslem A pencil, a chart and a GPS that wasn’t always accurate. That is how my navigation career started in the U.S. Coast Guard back…

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Tips to optimize a yard period

By Rich Merhige When it comes to yacht maintenance, one recurring pattern that results in lost time and money is the lack of pre-planning. All yachting professionals are looking out…

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Sea Science: Behind Hawaii ban of sunscreen

Sea Science: by Jordanna Sheermohamed Sun protection has been a hot topic with much debate for some time, but most studies have concluded that regular use of sunscreens/sunblocks is one…

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Crew Coach: A trusted confidant key to saving a life

Crew Coach: by Capt. Rob Gannon We all need from time to time throughout our lives a person we can turn to when things get tough. That person can be…

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Crew’s Mess: Florida Sunshine Cake

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler “I like spring, but it’s too young. I like summer, but it’s too proud. So, I like best of all autumn, because its tone…

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Top Shelf: Thai Spicy Banana Blossom and Pearl Salad

Top Shelf: by Chef Tim McDonald First encountered at Noiy’s on Samui – a hippy, rough-cut-diamond sort of speak-easy that sits not far off the main ring road. Once you’ve…

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All Systems Go: IP streaming raises demands for high-speed internet on board

ETO: All Systems Go: by Jason Robertson IPTV (television streamed over the internet protocol) and VOD (video on demand) are fast becoming the new norm in homes across the U.S., Europe…

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Engineer’s Angle: Takes right person to make career in engine room

Engineer’s Angle: by JD Anson Day after day of dealing with crazy guests, doing late watches and washing the same piece of paint over and over can get tiresome. Worse…

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