Mario Vittone has twenty-two years of combined military service in the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. His writing on maritime safety has appeared in Yachting, On-Scene, and Reader's Digest magazine. He has lectured extensively on topics ranging from leadership to sea survival, immersion hypothermia, and survival at sea. He is a former U.S. Coast Guard helicopter rescue swimmer and maritime accident investigator.
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Saturday, February 16, 2013
The Illusion of Experience – Bounty Hearings – Day 4
Tall ship sailors are so easy to like. When you meet them, within minutes, you know you are meeting someone who is doing exactly what they love. They are not...
Friday, February 15, 2013
Testimony Highlights Complexity in Case – Bounty Hearings – Day 3
When solving a mystery, an investigator looks for evidence. On the third day of testimony at the joint Coast Guard/NTSB hearings in Portsmouth, Virginia, I was reminded just how hard...
Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Sunday, December 11, 2011
Emergencies at Sea – Practicing What Can’t be Practiced
Standing on the bridge wing of a container ship years ago, a captain was telling me all about the Williamson Turn and how effective it was at putting his massive...
Thursday, November 10, 2011
Tuesday, August 10, 2010
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