Friday Five for September 18
Friday Five for September 18

Start this last weekend of summer with our Friday Five for September 18. This is what caught our eye this week: The Great Dinghy Debate Dinghies are the Rodney Dangerfields of cruising. They get no respect, or at least not as much as they deserve. The little boat that will see nearly as many sea […]

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Friday Five for August 21
Friday Five August 21

Start this summer weekend  with our Friday Five for August 21. This is what caught our eye this week: Garmin outage: how safe is online navigation? July’s Garmin outage left Navionics customers unable to access online services including downloading charts. Yachting Monthly spoke with the cyber security firm Red Sky Alliance about the safety of […]

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Friday Five for August 7
Friday Five for August 7

Start this summer weekend  with our Friday Five for August 7. This is what caught our eye this week: When your day doesn’t go as planned — and you’re not back at the dock when expected — ­someone needs valuable info to send the cavalry. Whether you are on the water for an afternoon or […]

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Friday Five for July 31
Friday Five July 31

Start this summer weekend  with our Friday Five for July 31. This is what caught our eye this week: Orca who carried dead calf for more than 17 days, 1,000 miles pregnant again A hopeful sign for endangered Southern Resident Orcas – Tahlequah, the orca who carried her dead calf for 17 days and more […]

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Friday Five for July 24
Friday Five July 24

Start this summer weekend  with our Friday Five for July 24. This is what caught our eye this week: Deciding on Lithiums Should we switch to lithiums even though they’re drastically more expensive? READ MORE Preventing Electric Shock at the Dock The human body runs on electricity and if you overload the nervous system with […]

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Friday Five for July 17
Friday Five for July 17

Start this summer weekend  with our Friday Five for July 17. This is what caught our eye this week: Fire Safety At Sea Have you taken all the steps necessary to prevent or stop a fire on board? READ MORE Back by popular demand: Icom relaunches IC-M423G and IC-M400BB Fixed Marine VHF radios The IC-M423GE […]

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Friday Five for July 10
Friday Five July 10

Start this summer weekend  with our Friday Five for July 10. This is what caught our eye this week: How To Fix a Common A/C Problem for Under $10 Sometimes, all your marine air conditioner needs is a couple of shots from a common dock hose. READ MORE Peplink MAX HD1 Dome The MAX series […]

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Friday Five for July 3
Friday Five July 3

Start your 4th of July weekend with our Friday Five for July 3. This is what caught our eye this week: FLIR Unveils Raymarine Axiom+ and New Electronic Chart Catalog Raymarine debuted its new Axiom+ Multifunction navigation displays and updated Raymarine Lighthouse Charts, giving the media a preview via a webinar last week. Raymarine parent company […]

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Friday Five for June 26
Friday Five for June 26

Start your weekend with our Friday Five for June 26. This is what caught our eye this week: Light characteristics – how do navigators identify lights at night? Navigating at night is made possible through an assortment of navigation aids, both ancient and modern. Lights are arguably the most important of these. Therefore, navigators need […]

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Friday Five for June 12
Friday Five for June 12

Start your weekend with our Friday Five for June 12. This is what caught our eye this week: Sunset Traditions Cruising, sunset is much more meaningful. It’s the end of light for a passage. It’s when the stars come out and (hopefully) put on a magical show. And it can be stunning sky paintings. READ […]

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