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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Incidents in Panama and Papua New Guinea

A couple of reports from widely separated areas. 1. Papua New Guinea (link is for the online version of Dockwalk) -another boarding (no physical injuries) that highlights why proper training in firearms usage (and a security plan in general) is important. 2. Panama – reports from cruisers (from posts on a yahoo group) of a … Continue reading »

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Drowning doesn’t look like drowning

This has been around a while, but deserves attention – Drowning doesn’t look like drowning ‘Self defense’ is not just fists and guns. Protection of your loved ones requires many life skills. Be sure to watch this, make yourself aware of the possibilities, especially if you have children around you.

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Best PLB yet?

From Panbo – Ocean Signal RescueME A point made by the author – “Size is important because the smaller a distress beacon is the more likely it is that the owner will have it with him or her when it’s actually needed.” Check out the Panbo site for good reviews of many other electronics for … Continue reading »

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Hot Docks, Hot Boats and Electric Shock Drowning

Hot Docks, Hot Boats and Electric Shock Drowning Important enough a topic that I used HUGE type to get your attention. Personal security isn’t just awareness and guns – threats come from a variety of unsuspecting areas. If you spend timeĀ  in the water near your boat or others, this is an important video to … Continue reading »

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‘International Security’ book review

The Kindle version of ‘International Security, Personal Protection in an Uncertain World” by Orlando Wilson recently came out. I have waited for this to come out for a while, and was not disappointed. Mr. Wilson has delivered a very good personal security primer here. Not a book of checklists or esoteric philosophy, Mr. Wilson presents … Continue reading »

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