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  • Hunters heading out to the marsh

    A few simple precautions to dramatically reduce the risk of your next hunt.

    A few simple precautions and the right gear can dramatically reduce the risk of your next hunt from a small boat.
  • Avoid dead batteries while boating

    Ignoring boat engine gauges creates a safety hazard.

    In this article, an installment of the I Learned About Boating From This series, the first-person account of a dangerous situation develops because the skipper ignored…
  • Anchoring tips when leaving the sandbar

    How bungled anchor handling almost caused a tragedy.

    In this article, an installment of the I Learned About Boating From This series, the first-person account of mis-handling the anchor is re-rold. Anchoring at a coastal…
  • Protect yourself from anchor dragging

    A first-person account of a harrowing boating experience.

    Told by your fellow boaters, the I Learned About Boating From This series is heralded. This first-person account details what happens when the anchor pulls during a…

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