The June 2011 issue of Pacific Yachting had an article “Trash Talk, How Plastic is Strangling Our Oceans” which is well worth a read if you subscribe to the magazine.
Links contained in the article:
United Nations Environment Program
NOAA Marine Debris
Algalita Marine Research Foundation
Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup
Raincoast Conservation Foundation
Plastic Pollution Coalition
We all must become more aware of our use of plastics and the impact they have on our planet.
These are the binoculars I use.
They are waterproof and fog proof and have a built-in illuminated compass. The rubber armored exterior makes them easy to hold in wet conditions. The compass appears at the bottom of the left eye piece and allows you to take bearings on aids to navigation. You may also use the bearing of another vessel to determine if there is a risk of collision. Continue reading
My son gave me a Leatherman Fuse Multi-tool with flashlight last year for Christmas. The tool came with a nylon belt case which may be used vertically or horizontally. The case has three pockets, one internal and two external for accessories. Continue reading