"I've got a cell phone. Do I need VHF on my boat?"
"If you are less than three miles ahead of a big ship, you run the chance of becoming invisible to her radar as the beam travels right over you."
Radar Reflectors and Detectors
It's rare to find a boat with Deck Stowage adequate for all the necessities for safe cruising.
For keeping the crew safe on deck, options include the boat?s Lifelines and Grab Rails, as well as Jackstays you can rig.