We have developed a series of Check Lists for use on Selkie Dancer.  Printed on suitably folded and laminated A4 or A5, they keep us safe and save us from embarrassment !

Going to Sea

Leaving the Vessel

After Anchoring

FOG

GRAB LIST


FOG - Immediate Actions




Fog Signals  - at least once every two minutes

Under Power :
 “____ ” One long blast  

Under Sail :
 “
____  . . ” One long, two short blasts

Stopped not making way:
“ ___  ___ ” two long blasts

After Setting Anchor :

Snubber :   SET

Reference Points : IDENTIFIED

Anchor Ball :  UP

Anchor Light :  READY

Stabilizer Sail :  SET ?

Fenders :  as required

Engine : READY - key ?

Range Finder :  Stowed

Anchor c/b : TRIPPED

Anchor Alarm :  SET

(.01 + 0 .01 mile/10 m chain for a 180 swing)

Waypoint :  on Anchor?

Voltage :  Check

Escape Heading : LOGGED

Depth : LOGGED

Spot light/torch : to HAND

Holding Tank : HOLDING

(forward ‘heads’ large sea cock closed

Checks and emergencies

GRAB LIST

  1.  EPIRB - activate?
  2.  GRAB BAG
  3.  WATER - top up?
  4.  FIRST AID KIT
  5.  WHITE FLARES
  6.  TORCHes/HEAD TORCHes
  7.  VHF from NAV STATION
  8.  WARM CLOTHES
  9.  SHIPS PAPERS / PASSPORTS
  10. SEA SICKNESS PILLS - TAKE NOW
  11.  MOBILE PHONE
  12. BINOCULARS
  13. FOOD
  14. CAR KEYS !!!
  15. CABLE TIEs
  16. SEA SURVIVAL - RYA Book
  17. FIRST AID - RYA Book
  18. CHART



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