¶ "Some people knock the use of smoke detectors because they aren't necessarily marine equipment, but smoke detectors should be in each accommodation space, the engine room and at the helm", he says, adding that he has wirelessly connected radio-frequency smoke alarms on his own boat. "Early detection is critical when looking at a boat from a fire-safety standpoint, and it's often lacking on boats". The men rushed the boat to a landing and backed her into the water just as more information crackled over the VHF radio: The three men aboard the fishing boat were abandoning ship. "And we wanted to help the people the best we can first, and then salvage their boat if we can, and third, prevent damage to other boats and property in the area.". [Extracted from the article]
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