Lessons Learned From Being Caught In The Fog
The sonar — and then the horns — went on the fritz just when thick fog rolled in, making them sitting ducks for collision or grinding aground
Boat Sound Signals: Time To Sound Off
When caught in a situation with restricted visibility, you'll need know how to let others know where you're located — and interpret where they are.
Anatomy Of A Boat Collision
An in-depth look at the facts behind an actual boat insurance claim. Who was at fault, and why?
Boating Etiquette: Culture Clash
Why powerboaters and sailors so often misunderstand each other's intentions.
How To Anchor
Take your time, don't overdo the engine, and let nature do most of the work.
Where To Anchor
Much of the skill of anchoring comes down to assessing conditions. Here's advice on choosing an anchorage for peaceful nights aboard, or for a day idling on the hook.