Seaworthy Magazine

October 2015


  • Boat fireBoat Fires

    Understanding where, when and how most fires start is the first step in reducing the risk of an onboard fire.

  • Sinking powerboat in winterBoat Winterizing Basics

    Boat winterizing means storing your boat properly, making sure engines and drives are protected, and making the plumbing freeze-proof.

  • Hydraulic steering fluidMarine Lubricants

    The array of marine engine and drive lubricants, oils, sprays, and fuel treatments can be intimidating. Here's what to use and where to use it.

  • Police ticketing boat ownerBoat Wake Damage Liability

    Whether you're in a no-wake zone or not, you are responsible for any injury or damage caused by your wake.

  • Boat engine roomPhoto Challenge #3 Answers

    Can you find the safety-related faults in this picture?

  • Securing sailsAlert

    Battery cables connected backwards, bilge pumps that won't pump and more ...

  • Swimming caravanSmall Stuff

    Liveaboard gardening, the Sealander Swimming Caravan boat/camper, USCG app and more ...

  • LED bow lights red and greenMailboat

    Marine corrosion, COLREGS, isolation transformers, overhead power line awareness and more ...

  • BoatUS CAT teamThe BoatUS CAT Team Is Standing By

    The BoatUS CAT Team has implemented changes using lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy.