Check the condition of all craft, be it on
hire or on loan to you.
Always check the
weather forecast before sailing
Understand right of
way rules and responsibilities between
Know how to lower or
de-power sails in an emergency
Ensure that safety equipment is provided for
all on board.
Make sure you leave details of your planned
trip with someone ashore.
Know your limitations, always sail within
your own ability and that of your crew.
Always stay with the
boat even after a capsize
Personal Flotation Devices (lifejackets and
buoyancy aids) and safety harnesses are
essential and should be provided for
everyone on board.
Always wear a type two PFD
Ensure that emergency and communication
equipment is provided.
Keep an eye on the weather and sea
conditions. Seek shelter in good time.
Be aware of offshore
WHEN IN DOUBT DONíT GO OUT!