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Triple-whammy wood fuel warning

Boaters using damp wood and logs in their stoves could be risking a triple whammy including increased costs, stove damage and carbon monoxide poisoning says the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS). It is crucial that wood fuel is kept in a dry, well-ventilated area.  If not, the damp fuel will cause the stove to run at

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BSS Welcomes MAIB Windermere CO Report

The report into the deaths of the mother and daughter from carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning on a boat on Lake Windermere was published today by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB). The report mentions the Boat Safety Scheme (BSS) in several places including the recommendations of the Chief Inspector of the MAIB, one being that

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