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25 Feb 2019

MSA Handy tips

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MSA Handy tips Safety First Slow down. Slower speeds allow better reaction time. If you have trim tabs - use the trim tabs carefully. Too much down tab can force the bow into oncoming waves, while no tabs allow the hull to plane as designed.…

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17 Jan 2019

First Aid Kits and Training

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At least once per year, you should take the time to ensure that your first aid kit is up to date and more importantly, relevant to your type of operation. Ensure that you have the correct Scale Kit and that the items in there are…

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2 May 2018

Is this boat built to survey?

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This is a common question used in commercial vessel parlance and can pose problems for a prospective buyer or seller. The better question to ask is: “Does the boat have a current Certificate of Survey (COS)?” or for a new build, “Will the boat have…

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23 Apr 2018

Why wear a lifejacket?

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Most drownings in boating accidents involve craft under 6 metres. All passengers on board boats under 6 metres should wear a lifejacket, unless the skipper has assessed this is not necessary, due to the low risk at the time (but we recommend that non-swimmers and…

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