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Handling Emergencies - Perspective from Big Ships' Practices
Former Navy Captain Mark Lenci suggests how the principles of handling emergencies on large ship can be applied to smaller private yachts – yachts capable of being cruised comfortably by two people. The principles can be easily extended to crews of more than two people, larger yachts, and professionally crewed vessels.
The Future of Flares

Safety Moment, Cruising Club of America, SF Station, Sept 2018

Chuck Hawley

Showtime’s Last Delivery
A rescue amid a terrifying capsize is brought to life in this firsthand retelling.
Lightning Strike on the Bristol 29.9 "Perseverance"
Last summer, at a dock in Boston, a 30-foot cruiser-racer sailboat was struck by lightning. Owner, Drew Plominski a member of the Cruising Club of America, describes the incident and the damage sustained.
Capsize at Cape Horn

In this reprinted article from SAIL magazine, CCA member Rich Wilson shares the tale of a terrifying capsize at one o

Survival Sailing