Be mindful of whom you take on your boat because some people can get you into trouble
Most of what you know about hypothermia is likely wrong
No matter how big your boat is when you are lost you are a small object in a large ocean.
Mario Vittone explains why an EPIRB alone is not enough in his Soundings magazine column, Lifelines.
Good luck is a bad safety plan for boating, here is why you need to be prepared.
The importance of having a plan
A great article from Mario Vittone's Sounding Magazine Lifeline Blog on the best device for being found.
Check out this course from Boaters University on safety and how to prepare for rescue at sea.
A followup to Mario Vittone's "Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning" article from Soundings Magazine.
A great analysis of what goes into a USCG rescue from Soundings writer, Mario Vittone - a former USCG Rescue Swimmer.
Get ready to learn Safety & Rescue at Sea