FIRE/ABANDON

HASSE & COMPANY: PORT TOWNSEND SAILS

FIRE

1) ASAP: Crew closest to fire deploy extinguisher
2) Helmsperson:
  • Turn off engine
  • Heave-to in beam to position
  • Radio
  • Deploy flares
Crew:
  • Turn off propoane
  • Rouse all hands
  • All hands don lifejackets
  • Close all ports, hatches, and doors
  • Stand by to abandon ship

ABANDON SHIP

1) All hands don lifejackets
2) Skipper to radio
3) Deploy life raft
4) One crew board life raft
  • Preferably in a survival suit
5) Load "Abondon ship ready bags" on life raft
  • and extra provisions (as time allows)
6) Remaining crew board raft
7) Skipper board raft
  • Transmit EPIRB
  • Deploy flares
  • Stand by handheld VHF