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Safety Boat Briefing. Welcome. Reason for Briefing. Encourage Best Practice. Focus On What Safety Boat Duties Include. Encourage Clubs to run more Safety Boat Courses. Agenda. Rescue Boat and Kit. What makes a good rescue crew. Duties and responsibilities. Briefing and Communications.

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reason for briefing
Reason for Briefing
  • Encourage Best Practice
  • Focus On What Safety Boat Duties Include
  • Encourage Clubs to run more Safety Boat Courses.
agenda
Agenda

Rescue Boat and Kit

  • What makes a good rescue crew
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Briefing and Communications
rescue boat and kit1
Rescue Boat and Kit
  • Consider operating area and duties when choosing rescue craft.
  • FREEBOARD
  • Consider recovering a casualty.
  • SPACE
  • Working room and space for equipment.
  • CRAFT SIZE
  • Local conditions, size of sailing area.
  • MANOEVRABILITY
  • Craft must be able to be handled in a limited area
rescue boat example types
Rescue Boat Example Types
  • RIB (Rigid Inflatable Boat)
    • Fast, Stable and relatively comfortable
    • Good handling and sea going ability
  • Dory
    • Inexpensive
    • Light and easy to handle
  • SIB (Soft Inflatable Boat)
    • Very shallow draft
    • Soft, easy on boats when coming alongside
  • Displacement Boats
    • Normally lower running costs
    • Great Towing Power
minimum safety boat kit
Minimum Safety Boat Kit
  • Paddles
  • Bucket / Bailer
  • Serrated Knife
  • Tow Lines + towing bridle
  • Radio
  • Flares
  • Boat Hook
  • Anchor with chain and warp
  • First Aid Kit
  • Kill Cord (+ spare)
  • Survival Bag
  • Sufficient Fuel
personal kit
Personal Kit
  • Wet / Dry Suit
  • Buoyancy Aid
  • Hat and Gloves
  • Knife
  • Whistle
  • Food and Drink
  • Spare Clothing
good crew recipe
Good Crew Recipe
  • Knowledge
  • Experience
  • Equipment
  • Resourcefulness
  • No two rescues are the same, you often need to think on your feet.
  • Sailing Area / Course
  • Good driving skills
  • Prepared to go into the water

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  • Knowledge of boats in fleet
  • Awareness of sailors course
  • Know what to do with equipment!
  • First Aid Trained
how do people gain knowledge and experience
How do people gain knowledge and experience?

Difficulty – in club situations people often only get duties once or twice a year making it difficult to practice in different conditions and maintain skill levels.

club safety and refresher courses
Club Safety and Refresher Courses
  • Time Efficient – does not require 2 days
  • Uses Kit Associated to Club
  • Increased focus on clubs requirements
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Duties and responsibilities
  • Fleet Control
  • Rescue
  • Training
  • Mark Laying
  • All duties and responsibilities require good boat handling ability, combined with knowledge and experience.
dealing with a rescue
Dealing With A Rescue
  • Access
  • Safety of own craft and crew
  • Safety of people in difficulty
  • Safety of craft in difficulty
  • Plan
  • Method of rescue
  • Whether additional help is required
  • Escape Plan
  • React
  • Communication with crew AND casualty AND external people
  • Deliver plan
briefing rescue boat crews
Briefing Rescue Boat Crews
  • VHF Working Channel
  • Marks to lay
  • Circumstances like medical info
  • Special Instructions for Day
  • Patrol Areas / Stations / Sailing Area
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Numbers / Types of Craft expected
  • Numbers of Races
  • Abandonment Procedures
communications radio
Communications RADIO
  • Radio Programmed to working channel
  • Know Call Signs for other Rescue and Shore
  • Radio Check Prior to going afloat
  • Only use High Power IF necessary
  • Maintain regular contact to ensure link
communications sound and visual
Communications Sound and Visual

Try not to shout, get into a position you can talk to others, it is more effective!

Clear consistent signals example

  • 2 Whistles and hands on shoulders
  • Individual boat come alongside
  • All head for shore
  • All boats circle rescue boat
  • 1 Whistle and Point
  • 3 Whistles and arms shoulders in triangle