Here are accounts of two successful rescue efforts in the stormy 2011 Chicago to Mackinac Race.  Each…

A collection of a few tips from the acknowledged masters of sailing


John Rousmaniere shares a short list of frequent contributors to disaster at sea. Avoid these traps.

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Stay on the boat. However, accidents happen. Here are resources for avoiding an overboard incident, procedures for responding to one, and gear and practices that may make your recovery safer and surer.

CCA's popular Safety for Cruising Couples curriculum has been presented to hundreds of participants each year it has been available.

Hailed by some as perhaps the greatest safety development for the recreational mariner in a decade, AIS  ("Automatic Identification System") provides a robust tool for locating and identifying nearby traffic, announcing your presence, and even locating a crew overboard.