SAFETY CHECKS ON BOARD

Yachting Monthly - - EXPERT ON BOARD -

■ Watch on deck ready

■ Buddy ready to en­ter wa­ter if needed

■ Knife (rope cut­ter or round-tipped knife)

■ Flag A to sig­nal diver un­der the boat

■ Keep look­out for other ves­sels

■ Iso­late en­gine and bow thruster. Re­move

key from ig­ni­tion, place sign over ig­ni­tion

■ Leave en­gine in neu­tral so pro­pel­ler can

be turned

■ Put heads out of use and a sign on door

■ Bathing lad­der, dinghy or exit point ready

■ Have a line ready for the swim­mer

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