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Float Plans – Do You File One?

As the Miami Boat Show quickly approaches it reminds me of the many boaters who travel from all over the world to attend this show. And, I can’t help wondering if the guy I overheard on the bus trip from the parking lot to the Strictly Sail Show ever got his catamaran. If so, did […]

Boating Accidents in Florida – Press Conference

Since last June I’ve been writing and giving speeches for my Advanced Competent Communicator Award via Toastmasters. The project consists of 10 speeches. The last 5 of which are “Communicating on Video”.  Project #4 is “The Press Conference”. The objectives are: — To understand the nature of a video broadcast press conference — To prepare for […]

Five Steps to a Safer and Fun Boating Experience

This article was published in Summer 2016 Nor’Easter for TONE (Tartan Owners Northeast). Inc. for previous articles go here: Boating is supposed to be “fun”, isn’t it? Then Stop Yelling! It’s stressful enough for your spouse/ significant other who’s not sure what to do if something happens. In order to have a successful sail, couples need to […]