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Sailing Safetycast


Welcome to Sailing Safetycast, brought to you by the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. In each episode, we’ll feature conversations with expert sailors, race organizers, meteorologists, race officers and others involved in the sport of offshore sailing. Join us for in-depth discussions of safety equipment, best practices, training  and techniques that will help make you and your crew better sailors. Learn more about how to get to the finish line fast and safe.

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May 4, 2018

Welcome to the first episode of the Sailing Safetycast, brought to you by the Chicago Yacht Club Race to Mackinac. This episode features interviews with Race Chair Sarah Renz and CYC On the Water Director Jay Kehoe, as well as our picks of the week.

Show notes:

US Sailing Report on Wingnuts Incident (2011)

Sarah's Pick of the Week: A PLB or AIS beacon

Jay's Pick of the Week: Switlik Marine Rescue Platform:

Matt's Pick of the Week: Spinlock Lume-On Life Jacket illumination lights

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