October 12, 2022
Fires resulting from lithium battery cell failure are notoriously volatile and fast evolving. Conventional fire suppressant and extinguishing agents are not designed to combat them.
November 10, 2021
Sharkbanz is the first wearable shark deterrent technology created by experienced ocean goers Nathan and David Garrison. Instead of waiting for the next attack to happen, they decided to do something about their underlying fear.
November 24, 2020
Fireball self Extinguisher. It’s a revolutionary self-detonating device designed to extinguish a fire.
June 24, 2020
Wet decking can compromise passenger safety on boats, particularly when boarding or disembarking. Step-Mate® All Weather Non-Skid Step Pads from Beckson Marine help solve this problem by creating a non-slip surface. And, they have a variety of uses beyond covering decks and stairs.
April 21, 2020
This marine grade LED Rechargeable Handheld Flood Light features five 3W high intensity Bridgelux LEDs which produce 1200 lumens. Fully adjustable, the handle allows the light to be hung or propped.
April 21, 2020
As parents, safety must come first. In designing the Salus Bijoux, Salus stepped outside the confines of existing standards to offer unprecedented security, safety and comfort for babies 9 – 25 lbs.
January 21, 2020
Few things are as frustrating to a boat owner as being becalmed or running out of fuel—or both. If a tow isn’t available, paddling is the next-best solution. With Davis Instruments Telescoping Paddle/Boat Hook Combination, it’s easy to store this essential piece of safety gear and have a boat hook immediately at the ready when the dock is reached.
July 10, 2019
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA – Forespar has just introduced a new smaller size version of their popular form-fitting Sta-Plug® emergency plug. Conveniently sized so that one can be located next to each thru-hull opening, the new Sta-Plug® Mini™ is designed to temporarily stop or slow incoming water in an emergency or for maintenance applications.
September 27, 2017
With all the devastation in the eastern Caribbean a natural question to ask is ‘is our boat in that kind of risk.’ In Canada, the answer is largely ‘no’ but there is a chance.
March 7, 2017
If your flares have a manufacture date of 2013 or earlier they have or will expire this year. You can’t light them, throw them in the water or in your household garbage to dispose of them.
December 18, 2016
Now this sounds like a bright idea! Halifax-basedCanada Rope and Twine Ltd has announced the launch of Night Saver Rope, a luminescent rope that they company believes will assist in saving lives at sea. The official launch date for March 1, 2017.
July 4, 2014
Boaters and marina workers should exercise caution this summer before taking to the seas. A study published online in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) outlines hazards posed by carbon monoxide levels on houseboats that use gasoline-powered generators without emission controls, along with controls that are available to reduce exposure to carbon monoxide from the generators.