Dec 14, 2017

KiddePlease be advised that 134 models of Kidde fire extinguishers have been recalled.

Extinguishers manufactured from January 1, 1973 and August 15, 2017 and have a 10 digit model number on the label which confirms the date of manufacture. You will need that number to determine with Kidde representatives if you are entitled to a replacement extinguisher.

Please check your boats and homes to see if you have any Kidde fire extinguishers.

To contact Kidde about this recall:

Use their website www.kidde.com and then click on Product Safety Recall Notice box near the bottom of the page.

Or contact them by phone 1-855-271-0773

Be aware that Kidde staff will want you to have the extinguisher physically with you when you call them on the phone, so they can determine your eligibility for immediate replacement.

For a detailed recall notice on this recall you can also visit the Government of Canada website:

http://healthycanadians.gc.ca/recall-alert-rappel-avis/hc-sc/2017/65014r-eng.php

You can also check the Consumer Product Safety Commission website in the United States for details:

https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/kidde-recalls-fire-extinguishers-with-plastic-handles-due-to-failure-to-discharge-and

 

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Since you’re reading Canadian Yachting, then I’m pretty sure you have a sense of what I’m talking about here - a favourite lake, bay, pond, river or ocean that, when you’re near it, in it or on it, it makes your heart sing and good things happen.

For me, this is Lake Simcoe and the Trent-Severn Waterway in Ontario. Although my husband, Paul, and I have sailed over 100,000 nautical miles in the four sailboats we’ve owned and have been blessed to visit..

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At the boat shows, the Ranger Tugs’ classic tugboat lines always grab the crowds, with the wives and children most likely to want to stop and have a better look. Well, they should, because the Ranger Tugs R-23 deserves a second look…a long look in fact.

Yes, it’s really a “personality” boat that looks great out on the water, and it will turn heads and start conversations at the gas docks, the locks, or just about anywhere boaters congregate, but the Ranger Tugs R-23 is far more than just cute.

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