Seven people were taken to a local hospital, all passengers have now been accounted for; the captain is amongst the victims.
This new device from Weems & Plath connects a waterproof beacon to your smart phone or tablet to keep an eye on all those aboard.
23 people hurt by exploding lava on tour boat in Hawaii
On Sept. 12, 1944, the liberty ship George Ade was torpedoed off Cape Hatteras, N.C., by German Sub U-518. Coast Guard Cutters Jackson and Bedloe were sent out on a rescue mission during a hurricane. The mission ended with the loss of both cutters, including 21 of 22 officers and enlisted personnel.
Clues from the St. Brendan's Isle Voter Rolls
Seminars Build Better Cruising Skills
Raymarine and DJI integration can help you scout a mooring field, spot fish, or take epic pictures of your boat.
Unregulated AIS fishing beacons are most likely illegal and pose a hazard to navigation
International Maritime Safety Expert Mario Vittone Teaches the Course
A great article from Mario Vittone's Sounding Magazine Lifeline Blog on the best device for being found.
At least 12% of the population lacks binocular vision making the use of marine binoculars difficult. As Ben Ellison suffers from a lack of binocular vision he came up with a simple solution by sawing the perfect pair of binoculars in half.
Mention drowning and we all tend to envision a person in the water waving his hands, splashing and screaming for help. That’s not even remotely close to what a drowning person looks like, writes Mario Vittone in this week’s Lifelines: Safety And Rescue At Sea blog.
Soundings Magazine's regular contributor, Mario Vittone dives deep on cold water immersion in this post on his lifelines blog