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by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Preparation of Boat and Crew
  “Safety Moments, presented at CCA Stations and Posts”
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Good Practices Underway
Safety Moment, Cruising Club of America
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Practice and Safety Training
Safety Moment, Cruising Club of America
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Practice and Safety Training
Safety Moment, Cruising Club of America, June 2017 Chuck Hawley
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Anchoring
CCA Safety Moment
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Seamanship and Awareness
CCA Safety Moment for September 2015
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Seamanship and Awareness
Safety Moment, Cruising Club of America
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Communications
... As we were the fastest boat, we had the least amount of time to prepare for spinnaker sets and douses, gybes, configuration changes, and most importantly, communication. This was evidenced by some truly terrible spinnaker sets, botched take-…
by Sally Honey, |
Subject: Preparation of Boat and Crew
CCA Safety Moment, Sally Honey, 12 January 2022
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Seamanship and Awareness
CCA Safety Moment for January 2022
by Charles L Starke MD , |
Subject: Communications
(video demonstration at the end)
by Charles L Starke MD , |
Subject: Preparation of Boat and Crew
Our boat sat unused last year because of Covid, and I scheduled a two day in depth inspection last week to look at the boat, and safety issues.  Issues found were extremely surprising and have led to improvements in boat safety.        We have a…
by Charles L Starke MD , |
Subject: Communications
Since the discontinuation of SeaTow's radio check service, the US Coast Guard recommends all VHF checks be held by DSC test call to their Rescue 21 system on digital channel 70 (the only all-digital channel).  All fixed marine radios since 1999 have…
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Culture of Safety, Good Practices Underway
Armed with a small amount of misinformation, we concoct a story to fit what we think we see and then twist additional evidence to comply.
by Bruce Brown, |
Subject: Emergency Signalling
In recent years, the US Coast Guard has, in response to comments from recreational mariners and professional mariners attempted to address the complex issues of required Day and Night Signals.
by Bruce Brown, |
Subject: Fire/Flooding
With the recent indictment of the Captain of the Conception due to the loss of life during the fatal fire on board the dive boat on September 2, 2019, it is timely to consider how we have our vessels set up for charging the batteries on portable…
by Charles L Starke MD , |
Subject: Emergency Signalling
Emergency services have not always responded to an EPIRB alert When voyagers purchase and register an EPIRB, the first step is to register the EPIRB with the beacon authority. In the US, go to
by Chuck Hawley, |
Subject: Rendering Assistance
CCA Safety Moment for March 2021