When summer hits, there’s no better time to go boating on a nice, cool body of water. It’s also the time when hundreds of other boaters have the same idea. Summer boating is great fun, but there are some things you’ll need to take into consideration before you get your boat on the water. Continue reading
Cooking on a boat’s two burner galley stove takes planning and preparation to feed your crew.
My first experience was outfitting, menu planning and provisioning boats with two burner alcohol stoves and an icebox.
3 tips for managing your galley: Continue reading
It is sometimes necessary to verify that your transmitter and receiver are operational. This can be done by:
1. establishing contact on the working channel and conducting your tests (the actual wording of the test is given in the example below), Continue reading
The calling examples used are sample call signs only.
Before transmitting, listen for a period long enough to ensure that harmful interference to transmissions already in progress is not likely to occur. If such interference seems likely, wait until the transmissions in progress are completed before making your call. Continue reading