Man Overboard

A “Man Overboard” incident during maritime operations demands swift and decisive action. When the call is made, the crew must execute rescue protocols, including maneuvering the vessel, deploying life-saving equipment, and alerting nearby ships and authorities. This situation tests the crew’s training and underlines the importance of preventative safety measures.

Harnesses, Tethers and Jacklines

What is a jackline?
Where do you put the safety line on a boat?
Should I tether to my boat?
What is the use of safety harnesses in sailing?
What is a sailing tether?
Choosing a sailing safety harness
Best tether for offshore sailing

Overboard Location Alert Systems (OLAS)

Man Overboard Location Alert Systems
What is a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)?

Lifebuoys and Throwables