Radar Reflectors and Sea Kayak Visibility Tuesday, 20 March 2007
In recent years, sea kayaking has been growing in popularity throughout North America and especially in Maine. Sea kayakers are regularly observed along our coastal shores; and sea kayak guides and outfitters are becoming a significant part of the working waterfront, with commercial operations spanning from Kittery to Calais. With such popularity, the potential for kayak collisions with larger vessels increases dramatically.
You are not the only one who can get a sunburn Friday, 13 October 2006
A personal floatation device (PFD) or life jacket eventually wears out and needs to be replaced. You know the signs - broken zippers, frayed webbing. But there’s a less obvious way that your PFD can be damaged and become less reliable. The cover fabric can become weak from extensive exposure to sunlight. How can you tell if your PFD has a bad case of sunburn?