CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea

Heavy weather training

Posted by Mark Presling
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Thu, 02/02/2017

Training on the bar in heavy weather on MR2 (the small boat). Training items covered:

  • crossing the bar
  • turning on the bar (aborting crossing)
  • man overboard safety drill
  • travelling at speed:
    • into the sea
    • beam on to sea
    • following sea

Breaking waves across bar. Travelled into Titahi Bay to experience large seas in 25-30kts.

3 people
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