General category for public-facing posts on safety or seamanship hooks.

September Tips And Tidbits

Keep Your Anodes Clean Did you know that if your sacrificial anodes are fouled with marine growth, their effectiveness is reduced or lost, making your boat more susceptible to electrolysis or galvanic corrosion? Recent Dredging Activity Boat US Magazine October/November edition has an article on ICW dredging in Georgia, specifically citing Field’s Cut, Elba Sound…

July Tips And Tidbits

The 2017 Palm Beach boat show (March 23) saw excellent growth: 6% more boats in the water, 80-100 foot category up 17%. Total show value on display $1.2 billion. The proposed U.S. budget for 2017-2018 includes reductions of $1.5 billion for the Department of the Interior and a $1 billion cut for the Army Corps…