Course Reports

Man Overboard

As most of our regulars will know Paul is a RYA Instructor for Offshore Safety, more commonly known as ISAF but with changes it is now WSF (World sailing Federation). It is a course required for Sydney to Hobart, Fastnet etc and with the RYA personal sea survival fufills the ‘Safety requirements’ for crew. ISAF

We demonstrated this during a recent RYA course and Mike made the following video which can be downloaded and used free providing the source is acknowledged MOB

The kit is simple and cheap, floating line, small fender, 2 sail ties and an Aluminium Karabiner. Line needs to be long enough to throw but short enough that casualty comes over the rail before the knot hits the masthead.

Thanks to Mike for the video and Ed for being the MOB