Someday, your life or the life of someone you love may depend on a Lifesling. How to make sure it will deply correctly. [More] Is Your Lifesling Ready For Use? Are you SURE?
Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.
All the gear we really, truly, seriously hope we wasted money buying. But should we ever need it, we want it to work perfectly!
Detailed list of gear for a coastal cruising ditch bag, including reasons for every item and links to buy and/or learn more. [More] The Ditch Bag
Good PFDs (personal floatation devices) and tethers are expensive high tech gear. How to choose and set up a new PFD. [More] Getting a New PFD
It’s important to regularly check boat safety gear to ensure that it will work if you ever need it. Your life might depend on it! [More] Why You Need To Check Boat Safety Gear
An easy way to organize your first aid supplies so it’ll be easy to find what you need when the time arises, and a list of what’s in ours. [More] How To Organize First Aid Supplies
For many cooking fires, a fire blanket will do a better job of extinguishing it than a fire extinguisher, without the corrosive mess to clean up. [More] Why Have a Fire Blanket
Learn how to use your fire extinguisher BEFORE you need it — it’s five minutes that could save your life some day! [More] Using a Fire Extinguisher