CREW PREPARATION

HASSE & COMPANY: PORT TOWNSEND SAILS

CREW PREPARATION

1) Foul weather gear, protective clothing
2) Personal flotation
3) Safety harness
4) Whistle, strobe, signal mirror, knife
5) "Station Bills" for major emergencies
  • fire, overboard, abandon ship
6) Procedures for:
  • Sail handling
  • Storm preparation
  • Collision
  • Rig failure
  • Grounding
7) Practice:
  • Lifesling
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Life raft
  • Reefing
  • Setting sorm sails
  • Heaving-to
  • Deploying sea anchor, drogue/warps