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8 Life Jacket Myths That Can Kill You

Wearing a life jacket is as important as wearing a seatbelt or helmet. It can make the difference between life and death. According to the US Coast Guard, in 2014, 610 people lost their lives in recreational boating accidents. Most of them drowned and 84% of these victims were not …

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Today is Valentine’s Day. Ok, but do you know the “Sailor’s Valentine”?

February 14 is Valentine’s Day. The day first became associated with romantic love within the circle of Geoffrey Chaucer in the 14th century, when the tradition of courtly love flourished. In 18th-century England, it evolved into an occasion in which lovers expressed their love for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards (known as “valentines“). In Europe, Saint …

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Storms, Mud and Sand – Fortress Anchor Tested Long-term

From a Tropical storm to the North Seas, our friends of Distant Shores have used, and tested their two Fortress Anchors in a number of situations. The Fortress Anchor can be disassembled and makes a great backup anchor. “We tested it in Holand’s Waddenzee where it was so deeply buried we couldn’t find …

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Weather Saint Barth

shower rain
humidity: 83%
wind: 11mph ESE
H 79 • L 79

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