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View From the Pilot House

 

Make sure your life raft is legally compliant in terms of repacking.  Last, but certainly not least, be sure to check out your icemaker.

By Skip Allen, Sr.

Having arrived back home from our usual wonderful cruising in the Bahamas, I’ve compiled a list of reminders about equipment we don’t want to be without next year in case of unforeseen circumstances. Any cruiser worth his salt knows the value of redundancy and is careful to ensure he has replacements for the most essential parts required to make his boat go.
Outside your home base, especially in foreign waters, needed parts are hard to come by, if available at all, and you’ll pay a premium. As of this writing, the BahamThe savvy captain or owner can avoid at least some unexpected major headaches.
Outside your home base, especially in foreign waters, needed parts are hard to come by, if available at all, and you’ll pay a premium. As of this writing, the Bahamas has imposed a some unexpected major headaches. Continue Reading