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Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico, by Miguel Angel Miranda

Looking Back photo contest winners

Via an online poll held during the United States Power Squadrons, America’s Boating Club, 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting, you voted for your favorite photo in …

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Spring 2019 Photo Contest winners

Via an online poll, USPS members voted for their favorite photo in The Ensign’s Spring 2019 Photo Contest, in which we invited photographers to submit …

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Inspect your life jackets

Inspect your life jackets

The United States Coast Guard wants to remind all vessel operators to routinely inspect their life jackets to ensure they are suitable for service. Recently, Coast …

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Spring 2015 photo contest winner

At the 2015 Annual Meeting in Jacksonville, Florida, last week, members voted for their favorite photo in The Ensign’s Looking Forward Photo Contest. Alan Epstein …

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Equip your boat with a marine radio

Know your VHF channels

If you carry a VHF radio onboard (and you should), you must maintain a watch on channel 16 when the radio is on and not …

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Make a winterizing list for your boat

Make a winterizing to-do list

By Rex Allen Holden With the end of another boating season fast approaching, it will again be time to haul and winterize my sailboat. Every …

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