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Don’t Do What I Did

Don’t Do What I Did

August 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

With the navigation lights reflecting off the glassy dark water, three of us left East Rockaway Inlet at 4:30 am on my 25-foot Aquasport. My girlfriend Robin, my friend Ed, and I were headed to a favorite spot off the New Jersey coastline.We were soon greeted by a crimson sunrise, prompting Ed to recite the […]

Nautical Rhymes Can Keep You Safe

Nautical Rhymes Can Keep You Safe

April 1, 2014 by · Leave a Comment 

Every skipper knows those little memory tools that may help keep you safe at sea. Mnemonics like “red right returning” and “red sky at night, sailors’ delight — red sky in the morning, sailors take warning” allow boaters to recall when and where precautions are necessary. Along with the standards, I’ll share some additional memory […]