Abandoning ship to a liferaft - Avon/Bernard Biancotto

No one wants to abandon ship, but a grab bag of essentials can make a short stay in a liferaft more bearable – and might even save your life

Video – PBO liferaft test

Prices of liferafts range from £500 to more than £2,000. Will the cheap ones costing under £560 suit your type of sailing as well as your pocket? Pat Manley and…