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Boating Safety Scott Morgan

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  • 1.  
  • 2. Life Jackets
  • 3.
    • General Guidelines:
      • Have one Coast Guard approved life preserver on the boat for every boater.
      • One’s life jacket should be appropriate for their height and weight.
      • It is a good idea to have a PFD with a waterproof whistle attached.
    • Safety:
      • Always check the buoyancy of a PFD before going out into deep water.
      • The common life jackets, type III’s, are intended for recreation and will keep a conscious person afloat.
  • 4. Appropriate Life Jacket Fitting
  • 5. C A P S I Z E S
  • 6.
    • Flip Boat Part Way Over
    • Put Weight On Centerboard
    • Right Boat and Get In- Carefully
  • 7. If you cannot right the boat, always stay with it, sitting on the top (or actually what is the bottom) wearing a PFD. Signal for help and await rescue.
  • 8. Man Overboard
  • 9.
    • When a Man Goes Overboard…
      • always yell, “MAN OVERBOARD”
      • never stop looking at the victim
      • shout to him, throw to him, point to him
    • If You Loose Sight of Him…
      • start a systematic search back
    • Always Remember…
      • use your head, don’t be a hero
  • 10. Man Overboard: I Know Where He Is
  • 11. Man Overboard: I DON’T Know Where He Is Carefully wind back along the path you came from until you find where the victim is. MAN OVERBOARD!
  • 12. Boat Safety Equipment
  • 13.  
  • 14. General Boat Safety
  • 15. Make Sure… You always use your head You have the right gear You wear suitable clothing You are very clean You operate the craft in a safe manner You apply much sunscreen That the gear is in good condition