Sailing safety gear

691 views

Published on

Keeping safety tools handy is a pre requisite for sailing. Sailing without the necessary hardware and safety gear can hinder your enjoyment of the sailing experience. Even if you’re planning on renting a boat which comes with basic gears, it is always better to keep additional gears handy. It is always helpful to take care of the details beforehand whether you’re a first time sailor or an expert one.

Published in: Business
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
691
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
8
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Sailing safety gear

  1. 1. Yacht Sales & Marketing. Simplified SAILING SAFETY GEAR Presented by: www.SeeTheYachts.com, the #1 Listing & Marketing Portal for Yachts & Boats for Sale.
  2. 2. Sailing Gear Shopping List • Open-fingered gloves which will be very helpful while sailing on a windy day. • Wet suit in case you fall into the water during high wind or chilling weather. • Gloves and dry suit during winter sailing.
  3. 3. • The common accessories for sailing would include regular thin or warm clothes, special footwear, sunglasses and gloves. • Special footwear like dinghy boots. • Hand compass to navigate without the risk of collision. Sailing Gear Shopping List
  4. 4. Sailing Gear Shopping List Contd.. • Personal floatation device for every person on board and a minimum of one throwable floatation device. Make sure that these gears are Coast Guard approved. • First aid kit fully stocked with antiseptic, variety of band aids and bandages, medical tape, tweezers, scissors, analgesics, protective gloves, instant cold compresses and CPR mask.
  5. 5. • Radio to help you communicate with the shore or other vessels and also to get regular weather updates. • Hats which will protect you from the sun and also fit enough to stay tight during high winds. • Sunscreen with high SPF, chapstick, sunglasses for protection from the sun. Sailing Gear Shopping List Contd..
  6. 6. • Sailing knife with an attached marlinspike or a straight blade knife with a separate marlinspike. • Needle-nose Pliers to tighten or loosen shackle pins, cut electrical wire, or change cotter pins in your sailing rigging. • Full set of spare batteries. Sailing Gear Shopping List Contd..
  7. 7. • Mini Light with Night Lens which is small enough to fit into the palm or your hand. • Small line or sailcloth strips in case you need more line to lash the headsail to the lifelines or for an extra tie for a furled mainsail. Sailing Gear Shopping List Contd..
  8. 8. • You should carry sufficient drinking water as you may get dehydrated quickly when sailing. • Also carry digital watch, towels, change of clothes, snacks which includes instant energy suppliers like nuts, energy bars etc. Finally, make sure to choose your sailing equipment sensibly and only of top quality for your safety. Sailing Gear Shopping List Contd..
  9. 9. Yachts/Boats for Sale @ www.seetheyachts.com We feature thousands of new and used boats for sale and yachts for sale including motor yachts, sailing yachts, cruiser boats, sailing boats, motor cruiser, luxury yachts, power yachts and cruiser yachts for sale. With more than 200 yacht brokers listed with us and with their yacht listings being over 1000, we have yachts and boats of various makes listed with us. Some of these include seabourn, sea ray, sun seeker, hatteras etc.. Please contact us at: 3 Diamondleaf|Irvine|CA-92618|p: (949) 436-9268| e: info@seetheyachts.com|w: www.seetheyachts.com
  10. 10. Yachts/Boats for Sale @ www.seetheyachts.com We feature thousands of new and used boats for sale and yachts for sale including motor yachts, sailing yachts, cruiser boats, sailing boats, motor cruiser, luxury yachts, power yachts and cruiser yachts for sale. With more than 200 yacht brokers listed with us and with their yacht listings being over 1000, we have yachts and boats of various makes listed with us. Some of these include seabourn, sea ray, sun seeker, hatteras etc.. Please contact us at: 3 Diamondleaf|Irvine|CA-92618|p: (949) 436-9268| e: info@seetheyachts.com|w: www.seetheyachts.com

×