Safety

Being Safe on board is a high priority. Here are some of the projects that we have completed to improve our safety.

Watch our "Marine AIS" video and add comments etc.

Marine AIS - The good and the bad

We decided to do a collaboration video on a topic that we found baffling and that was choosing our AIS. There were just so many choices that it was difficult to decide which one to go for. In the...
Watch our "Storm sailing preparation" and add comments etc.

Prepare for the worst

One of the items in the Yachtmaster syllabus is "Preparing yacht for sea and for adverse weather" so Beverley and I decided to chat about that and how we always prepare Salty Lass for storms even...
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Staying Alive

One of the services that the RNLI do, is show you how to service your life jacket. So we decided to share with everyone some of the tips that we had picked up. Life jacket Service You need to...
Watch our "It's a horrible day" and add comments video

It's a horrible day

It's a horrible day, the weather is dreadful, and Beverley and I are not only suffering from SAD, we are depressed as we have how gone sailing for a few days. Not only that more storms are on the...
Advice onboard

Advice onboard

When we heard about the Free RNLI life jacket check and advice onboard sessions we decided to book one, with the Community Safety Officer We had booked an Advice Onboard session with our local ...
Watch our 'Survive' video and add comments etc

Survive

I decided to book myself on the RYA sea survival course. It's a one day course with the theory in the morning and the all important practical in the afternoon I got up really early in order to...
Watch No fire in the hold in full screen mode for life raft footage and add comments etc.

Life raft servicing

The length of time that your life raft need servicing depends on the age of your life raft. When you buy your life raft new it will come with a three or five year warranty. During that time you do...
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No fire in the hold

After finding a total of five fire extinguishers on board Salty Lass, I decided to get them all checked out and to find out exactly what the recommendations are for boats. We got our fire...
Raising money for the RNLI

We were only on our third sail in our brand new boat to us and we had to call the coast guard for assistance. That assistance came in the shape of a RNLI boat from Portpatrick, so we have decided to raise money for the RNLI through our Damsels in distress page on just giving, that way you know that any money goes straight to them. We have set ourselves a target of £500 and we would like to honour our pledge, so if you like our videos then please give a little to those who rescue people in the seas around the UK.

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