WE TEST THE LATEST MAN OVERBOARD DEVICES OVER A LONG SEASON BOTH IN DAYLIGHT AND DARKNESS
Man overboard!” – it’s the call that every sailor dreads. As the cry goes up we fumble into a lifejacket and scramble on deck in a mixture of blind panic and gut wrenching adrenaline. Most of us can barely imagine how it must feel to arrive disoriented in the cockpit with only a few precious minutes to save someone’s life. But amid the chaos there are two things that will dramatically improve your chances of safely retrieving a MOB: knowing where they are; and having the right equipment to bring them back on board.
How we tested the devices