The Cruising Association is hosting a Man Overboard Seminar on November 7.
Do you know what to do if a crew member falls overboard? Do you think you could get them back on deck?
Jonty and Carol Pearce, who were featured in an article in Yachting Monthly this summer on ‘How an 8st woman can recover a 20st man’ have been invited to a man overboard seminar held by the Cruising Association.
The one-day seminar, being held at CA House in Limehouse Basin on November 7, is aimed particularly at cruising couples.
- Clipper Race MOB survivor Andrew Taylor speaks out
- MOB retrieval: an easy way
- Surviving immersion
- Tributes paid to yachtsman who died after falling overboard
Major issues covered will include the immediate management of the boat, various methods available for getting the casualty back on board and immediate first aid that might be required.
For more information, please call the CA on 0207 537 2828, or see: www.theca.org.uk