Seaworthy Magazine

January 2015

  • Thumbnail photo of lightning in the night skyStriking Lightning Facts

    An analysis of 10 years of lightning claims reveals which boats are most at risk.

  • Thumbnail photo of a bilge pump strainerBilge Pump Basics

    They're your last line of defense against sinking, so give them some respect — and a little love from time to time.

  • Thumbnail photo of a covered marinaWhat's New In Covered Marinas?

    New technologies make it safer and more pleasant to keep your boat under cover.

  • Thumbnail photo of power cordsPlugging For Safety

    Two new shorepower cords designed to reduce the risk of electrical fires at the inlet.

  • Thumbnail photo of bad boat wiringAlert

    LPG on-demand water heater hazard, no autopilot while passing under bridges, electrical system nightmares and more.

  • Thumbnail photo of a boat tarp frameMailboat

    Readers comments on avoiding boat winterizing mistakes, anchor testing, boat navigational lighting and safe boat fueling.

  • Thumbnail photo of a sleeping young sailorSmall Stuff

    Life jacket type and use, a better drain plug, the unusual looking Lewek Constellation and more.

  • Thumbnail photo of a stuffing box repairSeamanship Stories

    What would you do if you suddenly had water pouring in through a shaft stuffing box?