TowBoatUS And The Case Of The Wayward Weather Buoy
After a seven-hour hunt, Captains Trey Tuggle and Jeremy Larson of TowBoatUS St. Augustine retrieve an errant weather buoy with a sea turtle attached.
Oh-Oh... What to Do if Your Sailboat Goes Aground
The grim instant a boat's keel bumps bottom could signal the beginning of a catastrophe with the typical grounding is somewhere in between.
What Happens When You Run Aground And How To Avoid It
A longtime marine accident investigator shares tales of damage from his casebook — and tips on how to avoid being that guy stuck on the sandbar.
What To Do If Your Vessel Strikes A Submerged Object
Struck submerged object claims can be costly. If you can't avoid it, know what do if you hit something in the water.
Avoiding the Video-Game Syndrome
Relinquishing ongoing decision-making to a bunch of microprocessors can lead to an embarrassing grounding — or worse.
Navigational Hazards or a Hazard to Navigation?
An experienced marine-accident investigator who has seen it all explains how it's easier to probe a case involving a hazard to navigation than one where the skipper is the primary navigational hazard.