The USCG issues a Marine Safety Alert on this potential issue after numerous reports of degraded radio communication
Promotional Video from Fundamentals of Seamanship: Navigational Rules on Rule 22 which defines visibility of Navigational Lighting
Steve Zimmerman explains how to troubleshoot issues with your marine diesel engine's starter.
Before we begin, I will readily admit that I’ve never been a seamstress (seamster?) and, when I was a young man, my mother insisted I learn how to hem the cuffs on my jeans.
In our time living aboard, Karen and I have come to love the sound, and recently decided to make our own horn for Largo. Lucky for us, our cruising home du jour is the Bahamas, where Queen Conch or Strombus gigas shells are plentiful.
During their Caribbean Cruise, Bob managed to research, assemble, test and install a 1,200 amp hour do-it-yourself lithium iron phosphate (LiFePO4) battery bank.