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Staff Tips – Sailing

  1. It is a good idea to check the weather forecast from a suitable forecasting source such as http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/leisuremarine/
  2. It is advisable to understand and obey the Rules when sailing to avoid collisions and accidents.
  3. It is recommended that you check your lifejackets and liferafts and get them serviced annually.
  4. Try to be aware of all types of distress signals and know when and how to use them in an emergency.
  5. If you can, it is beneficial that you can predict and understand changing weather conditions. This will allow you to balance and trim the boat accordingly.
  6. Before setting sail, make sure you know where to find, and understand, the safety features on the boat.