If there’s a fire extinguisher on your boat — and there should be — there’s a good chance Kidde manufactured it. The fire safety company last week announced the recall of more than 40 million fire extinguishers it says may fail to discharge during a fire. WATCH.
Anyone who has been in boating for even a relatively short period of time likely remembers when express boats and sports cruisers were, well… less than attractive. Their high topsides and wedding-cake-style, tiered decks made them anything but sporty and sexy.
Navigating Bermuda can be treacherous; the island is surrounded by coral reefs that have ensnared many unsuspecting vessels over the last 400 years. Bermuda’s original settlers took advantage of the shipwrecks by scavenging whatever could be used to help them survive. They recovered iron, bronze and whatever other materials they could find to help them live on an isolated island with few of its own natural resources.