Boat Force Files

In the last issue of Small Craft Advisory, we discussed egress from a capsized boat. After reading that article I hope you started to think seriously about the possibility and ponder what if scenarios. I also hope you put plans in place to prepare for that possibility. The Coast Guard’s motto is Semper Paratus (Latin: […]

Continue reading
UMET_Divers
Boat Force Files

Visibility is blackout, even before the boat flips over. “Mayday! Mayday!” the radio crackles. Thirty-knot winds rake the water’s surface, whipping up spray in the churning froth of three-foot waves. Thunder booms. The sky opens up and hurricane rains explode like popcorn when they hit the sea. Ping! Ping! Ping! The aluminum hull rings urgently […]

Continue reading