Members of Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook, New Jersey, call out directions during a heavy-weather man-overboard drill off the coast of New Jersey on January 8, 2009. Photograph taken by Petty Officer Seth Johnson.
Some onboard equipment is just indispensable, whether it’s required safety gear or those items on which you’ve come to rely help you feel safe. To see the things we won’t leave the docks without, look here. ▶