Gear Review: Every boater should have a trusty knife with them for the odd crabpot that can get snagged in the props. Inspired by Navy SEALs, the Seal Team Elite from SOG is so much more than just a knife.
Knowing what you’re looking at has a key component: Being able to see enough detail to make the right decisions. Understand what marine binoculars have to offer, and think about a new pair—good ones don’t need to cost too much.
Pyrotechnic flares have been a Coast Guard requirement for decades for one simple reason: they work. At night—and even during the daytime—light and smoke from a pyrotechnic are visible from miles away. But traditional flares have limitations.