Mustang Survival, of Bellingham, Wash., has issued a voluntary recall of 11 inflatable PFD models and inflatable PFD re-arm kits because some of the inflator mechanisms may be faulty, resulting in a delay in inflation of the PFD or no inflation at all.
Test your knowledge with these Coast Guard license exam prep questions from the National Captain’s Institute www.captains.com
Once Around the Block: The Vendee Globe solo, non-stop race around the world set sail Nov. 10 from Les Sables d’Olonne, France. The 20-boat fleet was winnowed down in the first two weeks of the race, as six skippers retired with damage and failures. www.vendeeglobe.org
Referring to your 2011 article “Builder’s simple boat serves up special times,” written by Ben Woodworth: I was pleased to find some words about a little dory that I have owned for the past 16 years.
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