Archive for the ‘Safety’ Category

Electric Shock Drowning

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Recently, I attended a presentation which was sponsored by ABYC (American Boat and Yacht Council), entitled ESD (Electric Shock Drowning). The seminar was presented by Kevin Ritz, a highly qualified expert in marine electrical systems. I have put together some of my own thoughts along with Kevin’s to share with you, regarding this silent killer;…Read More »


Thursday, September 13th, 2012

If your boat is 26’ or larger, then you should have a placard displayed aboard, setting standards of what and where we are permitted to dump into the sea.  (If you don’t have one, call me.) This placard is required by the USCG (US Coast Guard, as stated in CFR 33  151).    But, effective January…Read More »