Presentation on theme: "1 Safety – Prevention of Problems Before going afloat Before going afloat Who ? Who ? What ? What ? Which ? Which ? Where ? Where ? When ? When ? Why ?"— Presentation transcript:
1 Safety – Prevention of Problems Before going afloat Before going afloat Who ? Who ? What ? What ? Which ? Which ? Where ? Where ? When ? When ? Why ? Why ?
2 Safety – before going afloat Plan Plan Plan B Plan B Charts Charts Passage Plans Passage Plans Pilotage Plans Pilotage Plans Provisions Provisions
4 Prepare Check weather Check weather Check engine Check engine Reef beforehand Reef beforehand Close windows,cocks Close windows,cocks Tidy cockpit Tidy cockpit Plan leaving berth Plan leaving berth
5 Getting aboard Don’t overload Don’t overload Load crew + gear evenly Load crew + gear evenly Engine + oars Engine + oars Torch at night Torch at night Lifejackets for all Lifejackets for all Bring VHF Bring VHF Embark + disembark with care Embark + disembark with care Avoid excess alcohol Avoid excess alcohol
6 Briefing – on deck + below Explain where everything is kept Explain where everything is kept Explain how everything works Explain how everything works Explain procedures Explain procedures Share plans Share plans Prevent problems! Prevent problems!
7 Safety Equipment Toolbox and spares Toolbox and spares First aid kit First aid kit Personal equipment Personal equipment MOB equipment MOB equipment Life raft Life raft EPIRB EPIRB SART SART VHF VHF Mobile Phone Mobile Phone
8 Fire – prevention and fighting No smoking No smoking No flammables below No flammables below Check wiring Check wiring Watch engine Watch engine Care with gas cookers Care with gas cookers Don’t cook with fat Don’t cook with fat Always watch cooker Always watch cooker Extinguishers Extinguishers Fire blankets Fire blankets Ignition, Fuel, Air Ignition, Fuel, Air
9 Personal Safety Gear Gear Layers Layers Fitness Fitness Consumption Consumption Mind preparation Mind preparation Are you prepared for this voyage in these conditions? Are you prepared for this voyage in these conditions?
10 Personal Safety Lifejacket Lifejacket Harness Harness Strong points Strong points Jackstay Jackstay PLB PLB Multi tool Multi tool
11Distress Deciding you need help Deciding you need help Calling for help Calling for help
12 Distress – VHF Radio Voice call Voice call DSC – DSC – Mayday Mayday Pan Pan Pan Pan Securite Securite Ch 16 Ch 16 Ch 26,4,23,83 Ch 26,4,23,83
13 Distress – VHF Radio Voice call Voice call Ch 16 Ch 16 Mayday Mayday Mayday, Mayday,Mayday Mayday, Mayday,Mayday Titanic, Titanic,Titanic EI1234 Titanic, Titanic,Titanic EI1234 Mayday Titanic EI1234 Mayday Titanic EI1234 Position Position Message Message Over Over
14 Distress signals Hand signals Hand signals Voice/hooter Voice/hooter Smoke Smoke Flares Flares EPIRB EPIRB SART SART
15 Distress signals - EPIRB Sends signal to satellite Sends signal to satellite Has details on sender Has details on sender Can have built in GPS Can have built in GPS Broadcasts for 48 hrs Broadcasts for 48 hrs
16 Abandoning to liferaft Crew ready Crew ready Launch to leeward Launch to leeward Painter tied-pull Painter tied-pull Heaviest first Heaviest first Keep dry Keep dry Grab bag Grab bag Cut painter Cut painter
17 Rescue – lifeboat or other craft Pinpoint position Pinpoint position Prepare for tow Prepare for tow Spread load Spread load Follow instructions from RNLI Follow instructions from RNLI Don’t forget to say thanks!! Don’t forget to say thanks!!
18 Rescue - helicopter VHF – before VHF – before Noise + downdraft Noise + downdraft Sails down/reef main Sails down/reef main Crew kitted Crew kitted Hi- line Hi- line Follow instructions Follow instructions
20 Safety - first Plan, prepare + inform Plan, prepare + inform Plan to crew/boat limitations Plan to crew/boat limitations Detailed forecast/tides Detailed forecast/tides Crew+boat kitted for total safety Crew+boat kitted for total safety Carry out safety drills Carry out safety drills Crew aware of distress/rescue procedures Crew aware of distress/rescue procedures