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Safety

 

Radio

       Procedures and operation in emergency / MAYDAY

First Aid

       Location of kit

Engine

       Procedures for start and stop

Navigation Lights

       Use and battery conservation

Navigating

       Method of navigating to a suitable port or refuge

Fire fighting equipment

       Location and operation

Gas cooker

       Switch on/off routine and gas alarms

Bilge pumps

       Location and routine, gas build up

Seacocks

       Location and operation

Heads

       Correct operation. NB dry position at sea

Moving about

       Boom, rope and winch awareness

Hatch discipline

       Fore hatches and windows to be shut at sea

Lifejackets / Harnesses

       Lifejackets and Harnesses policy

Cooking

       Bums and scalds prevention, wear oilskins.

Friction burns/crush injuries

       Correct handling procedures

EPIRBS

       Location and use

Flares

       Location and use

Searchlight

       Location (Day) and Ready Use Stowages

Lookouts at Sea

       Need, reports

Knives

       Yachts knife, personal knives

Man Overboard procedure

       Heave to, engine, sails, practise asap

Oscar / Lifesling

       Location and use

Abandon Ship

       Liferaft brief

 

General

 

Smoking

       Not below nor when handling sails.

Oilskins

       Donning and wet areas

Tidiness and Hygiene

       Consideration for others, feeding, personal gear

Ensign and Burgee

       Burgee port signal halyard

Noise

       Alongside other yachts, crew asleep, fog

 

 

Medical

       Ask crew members privately to inform skipper of any conditions requiring continuing medication or treatment.

Alcohol

       Advise of risks to safety.

Sunburn and Exposure

       Hazards and symptoms

Seasickness

       Prevention and recognition

 

 

Deck

 

Head sail

       Bending on, sheet leads, changing

Mast

       Halyards, topping lifts etc

Mainsail

       Reefing arrangements, clew outhaul

Winches

       Operation, safety, security of handles

Jackstay, secure points

       For clipping on

Safety Equipment

       Life rafts, Dan buoys and lights, heaving lines

Ropes and Fenders

       How to tie on and store

Posted 12th 2011