Category Archives: Safety

Three Rescued in Catamaran Capsize

The Coast Guard rescued three people after their boat capsized in East Bay near Houston, TX on Saturday. Coast Guard Sector Houston-Galveston watchstanders received a call from one of the persons in the water at approximately 3:15 p.m., stating that … Continue reading

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Here it comes…your crash(es) of the week!

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Safety Hatches

My boss on the brokerage side of my life, Phil Berman, is one of the best known and most prolific pontificators regarding all things cruising catamaran. I am going to interview him every so often as we go forward. Certainly, … Continue reading

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Hull Flying

I just read a long thread elsewhere on the topic of cruising cats that fly a hull. Interesting stuff. Ultimately, it turned into a bit of a character discussion and emotional issue, but some great points were made. For what … Continue reading

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Piracy

Over the years, I have found myself in many long conversations with cruisers about whether or not to carry a gun on board, about pirates, and about crime in various parts of the world. It isn’t an easy topic, and … Continue reading

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Keeping Upright!

I have been a cruising cat fanatic for quite a while now, since the early 1990s. In my years as a yacht broker, one question that has often been raised, then easily dismissed, has to do with the offshore safety … Continue reading

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