M.O.B. - PREVENTION

1.    

PREPARE THE BOAT

       Guardrails/Lifelines.

       Non-skid paint & stick on strips.

       Jackstays.

2.    

EQUIPMENT AT THE WHEEL

HORSESHOE LIFEBOUY x 4:

       Two of these are also fitted with DANBOUY pole flags.

       THROW THEM ALL!

DANBOY throw the white case overboard.

BUOYANT HEAVING LINE at the wheel in the orange bag. Throw this to the person in the water if close bye.

3.    

PREPARE THE CREW

       Use life vest & life lines.

       Use the jackstays.

       Wear suitable protective clothing.

       Practice man overboard drill regularly.

4.    

ON DECK RULES

       NEVER go outside the center cockpit without someone else on deck.

       ALWAYS tell someone BEFORE you go foreward of the snakepit.

       WATCH the person on the foredeck.

       Use the DECKFLOOD.