The Clubs minimum recommendations for equipment that should be carried on a boat BEFORE it sets out to sea.
· VHF or VHF DSC radio
· Echo sounder
· Lifejackets, one for each person aboard
· An appropriate pack of inshore flares
· Anchors of the correct size for the boat, and the correct lenght of rope plus a spare
· Efficent bilge pump, plus bucket with lanyard
· tow line – 60ft
· water resistant torch with spare batteries
· first aid kit
· radar reflector
· spare fuel
· fire extinguisher
· engine tool kit + spare filters, drive belts and raw water impellor
. Kill cord
Skippers are required to complete the risk assesment prior to any competition, it is recomended that skippers print and keep a copy onboard Pre Match Risk Assessment 15.12.15
A longer version including the risk assesment and more general information and rules is available here Boat Club Risk assessment 15.12.15
For a more in depth list of additional equipment tjhe following link is produced by the RYA.
Recommended Safety Equipment
RNLI Sea Safety Check
The club strongly advises that each boat, preferably accompanied by its normal crew, undergoes an annual RNLI Sea Safety check. If you require this check and are a member of this club email the club at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will give you the details you need. altenatly go directly to the RNLI through the following link.
RNLI advice onboard
Pete McIntyre organises various traning courses throught the Yatch club, including day skipper, first aid, VHF & level 2 powerboat, contact details on the yatch club site Training courses