Pros and Cons of Bars on Your Hatches

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Ironically, we wanted to put bars across our hatches while outfitting the boat in Florida before we left to go cruising, but the stainless fabricator that was making our arch, talked us out of it.  His perspective and experience was that cruising is safe…. statistics show more boats will catch fire, than will be robbed […]

15 Tips for Tilting Safety Odds in Your Favor!

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Cruising is usually a safe adventure, probably less dangerous than driving down an interstate highway.  But just like when you visit a big city, there are certain “rules” — don’t walk back streets alone after dark, everyone’s familiar with safety in big city rules.  Cruising has safety rules too and with crime on the increase, […]