VHF, EPRIBS, Ditch Bags yadda
And here's a good story as to why we have all that good stuff!
High drama, high seas
Crew escapes boat blaze 30 miles out in Atlantic
By JIM SUTTON, The Times-Union
This isn't a tale of terror and tragedy, or of a life-and-death struggle at sea.
I betcha the skipper
doesn't name his next boat Lit Up!
Yours Aye! Rick
"It's not the boat "you built" until you've sworn at it, bled on it, sweated over it, cried beside it and then threatened to haul the POS outside and burn it!"