Boating Know How
The spring can be particularly dangerous as many boaters in their haste to get underway only consider the weather report and overlook water temperatures. A good guideline to follow is to always dress for the water, not the air. READ MORE
Paul and Susan Paul, both 61, were anchored at Mersea Stone, about a mile from Brightlingsea, when they started to feel the effects.
Mrs Paul fell unconscious, leaving her husband battling to get them to safety.
The carbon monoxide poisoning was caused by a leak in the tubing connected to the generator, which let exhaust fumes flood into the boat.
(Outdoors Adv) It's time to get the boat out of storage and get it cleaned up and readied for this season. Nothing is worse than climbing into your boat with everyone sitting around the dock you proceed and turn the key, nothing. This can all be avoided if you take the time to de-winterize your boat. To help avoid any frustration at the dock, follow the checklist to help you in preparing your boat for the upcoming season. The checklist provided below is a generic checklist for De-winterizing your outboard engine. READ MORE