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by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Good Practices Underway
“Safety Moments, presented at CCA Stations and Posts” By Chuck Hawley, San Francisco Station, May 2023
by James Phyfe, |
Subject: Heavy Weather
“From the CCA School of Hard Rocks
by Ernie Godshalk, |
Subject: Seamanship and Awareness
  Dangerous Bravado
by Brian Guck, |
Subject: Dinghy Management
It was low tide. I needed to navigate shallow water to get to my usual tie up spot. I did what I frequently do in this situation, turning around to lift the idling motor into the shallow water setting. The new motor we bought this year doesn’t raise…
by Ed Tarlov, |
Subject: Medical, Dinghy Management, Overboard
Beware the Dinghy
by Dennis Powers, |
Subject: Fire/Flooding
About 30 minutes later we were startled to see about 6 inches of water all along the low side from the galley forward along the settee berth and the floorboards were beginning to float. We removed them, turned on two electric pumps, and began…