Refueling

  Refueling RE=FUELING – Just before heading out the operator of the pleasure craft should fuel up. The following procedures should be used to fuel; dock the craft; ensure all persons not involved in the fueling are ashore; do not smoke in the fueling area; shut down all engines; extinguish all open flames; switch off…

Man Overboard

  Man Overboard The four basic things to remember when a person goes overboard are; SHOUT very clearly MAN OVERBOARD so that everyone on board is aware of the emergency. THROW a life buoy, throwing line, cushion or anything else to hand, which will help the person in the water to float, and mark their…

Safety Radio

  Safety Radio VHF Radio Equipment is required by all vessels proceeding to seaward of: Narrows Channel South Channel Western (Hogfish) Small Boat Channel The Outer Reef between Pompano Beacon and Spit Buoy. The VHF radio operates on a ‘line of sight’ principle, offering group protection by allowing many boats in the area to listen…

Boat Safety

  Boating & Boat Safety Feel free to review the selected documents below.  Quick Links – Helpful Documents Float Plan (PDF) Float Plan (Word) Docking Tips 1 (PDF) Docking Tips 2 (PDF) Bermuda Marine Speed Limits – Hamilton Harbour (PDF) Bermuda Marine Speed Limits – West End (PDF) Bermuda Marine Speed Limits – East End (PDF) Aids to…