Safety Equipment

How Many SARTs Are There On A Ship?

Search and Rescue Transponders (SARTs) are a compulsory piece of GMDSS equipment that ships need to carry. In accordance with SOLAS, Chapter...

VHF

How To Properly Adjust The Squelch On A VHF Radio

The squelch setting on your VHF is a way of rejecting background static. It improves safety by helping navigators concentrate, reduces VHF...

How To Use VHF In An Emergency Situation

When it comes to using a VHF, it is important to be appropriately qualified. If you find yourself in a life or...

ICOM IC M73EURO | Review

The ICOM IC M73 EURO is the European variant of the ICOM M73 handheld VHF radio. I use this radio on a...

EPIRBs

Where Should You Mount An EPIRB On A Boat?

The EPIRB is the one device on a boat that is capable of automatically sending a distress signal from anywhere in the...

How Many EPIRBs Are There On A Ship?

Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons are an essential piece of search and rescue technology on modern vessels. But, just how many are...

How Long Does An EPIRB Last?

If you have thought about buying an EPIRB, I am sure you have already looked at its cost. But, have you considered...

Latest Articles

How Many SARTs Are There On A Ship?

Search and Rescue Transponders (SARTs) are a compulsory piece of GMDSS equipment that ships need to carry. In accordance with SOLAS, Chapter...

Where Should You Mount An EPIRB On A Boat?

The EPIRB is the one device on a boat that is capable of automatically sending a distress signal from anywhere in the...

How Many EPIRBs Are There On A Ship?

Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacons are an essential piece of search and rescue technology on modern vessels. But, just how many are...

How To Properly Adjust The Squelch On A VHF Radio

The squelch setting on your VHF is a way of rejecting background static. It improves safety by helping navigators concentrate, reduces VHF...

What Is In A Lifeboat?

The equipment required inside a ship’s lifeboat is defined within the International Lifesaving Appliances (LSA) Code. This code is published by the...

How Long Does An EPIRB Last?

If you have thought about buying an EPIRB, I am sure you have already looked at its cost. But, have you considered...
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