Emergency Procedures

  • The following information comes from 'Emergency Procedures for Pleasure Craft', this is a free publication available from the Coastguard, RNLI and other organisations.

  • A check list called 'Emergency Radio Procedures' can be obtained from the addresses below.

  • For information on radio operators courses, sea survival training and distress flare demonstration, contact the RYA.

  • If you should ever find yourself in a situation where you have had to call out the emergency services, there are quite a few ways in which you can assist to make the rescue go as smoothly as possible. the point covered by these guidelines are worthy of consideration, should such a position arise.

  • 54% of Lifeboat services are carried out for pleasure craft.

  • Always Brief Your Crew Before Departing About Safety Equipment and Procedures.

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