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Engineer’s Angle: Choose correct coupling for the job

Engineer’s Angle: by Rich Merhige Couplings are used to connect two rotating pieces of equipment together at their ends for transmitting power. There are two types of couplings: rigid or…

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Sea Sick: Think you know CPR? Take this quiz

Sea Sick: by Keith Murray I am often surprised by the number of people I encounter who tell me they know how to perform CPR. When I teach a class,…

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On Course: Role more important than title in bridge ops

On Course: by Capt. Brian Luke Last month, I wrote about the idea that to facilitate safer yacht operations, it may be important for the captain to become more of…

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Top Shelf: Spicy, Smoky, Zesty Falafels

Top Shelf: by Chef Mark Godbeer How often do we chefs/cooks/stews stand in front of our galley fridges, doors wide open, hoping for a lunch, dinner or hors d’oeuvres idea…

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Taking the Helm: Individual behavior is crucial to team dynamic

Taking the Helm: by Paul Ferdais Teamwork is often front and center in the minds of leaders, because an organization succeeds or fails based on how well the team works…

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Crew’s Mess: Beef Empanadas

Crew’s Mess: by Capt. John Wampler Whether it’s a pastel in Indonesia, a calzone in Italy, a gujiya in India, a meat patty in Australia, or Hot Pockets in the…

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Balk now AntiRoll installer

In partnership with Dutch stabilization company DMS Holland, Balk Shipyard in Holland is now the first AntiRoll installation facility in Northern Europe. “The high-tech nature of our systems demand a…

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Interlux launches paint guide app

Interlux has launched a boat paint guide as a free app for smartphones and tablets. The Boat Paint Guide app features a reference guide for Interlux products, Interlux products health…

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Remote controlled spotlight debuts

Texas-based Larson Electronics, an industrial lighting company, has released a new Golight Stryker wireless remote control spotlight, the GL-30004-S-E. The 36-watt LED module is capable of reaching over 900 feet…

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Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers During March, the French government enacted a new decree affecting all foreign seafarers based in France. Referencing the guidance provided in the…

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