Useful Boating Information

Useful Boating Information

  • Rescue Techniques for Sail Racing – from the Rescue Chiefs of Cork (03/25/98)
  • Ramp Courtesy by Mark Fridl (03/17/98)
  • Towing Tips by W.J. Laudeman
  • Boating Accident Reporting – It’s the Law
  • Maritime Environmental Regulations by Chief Warrant Officer Jim Krzenski, Commanding Officer, U.S.C.G. Station Fort Pierce, FL
  • Marine Sanitation: Fact vs. Folklore by Peggie Hall, President of Peal Products
  • No Discharge Regulations by Peggie Hall, President of Peal Products
  • All About Nautical Charts
  • How to use Dividers and Parallel Rulers.
  • Nautical Miles and Statute Miles
  • Seasickness contributed by Bob Pone
  • Drug-Testing and Maritime Law from Capt. Alan E. Spears.
  • Windsurfing Don’t Get in Over Your Head – contributed by Lawrence
  • Buying a Boat
  • Preventing Boat Theft
  • International Code Flags
  • An Overview of GPS
  • The Pros and Cons of Documenting Your Boat
  • Hull Identification Numbers – What they Mean
  • Calculating the Distance to Horizon
  • Lightning Protection
  • Boating Etiquette
  • Removing a stray fishing hook Contributed by Bob Pone, the Marine
  • Taking Bearings on a Small Boat by Bill McNiel


Early days of fishing and wakeboarding boats. These days a little more relaxing and sailing time, mostly on catamarans. Still too poor be a yacht man.

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