Following the tragic accident on the Camel estuary, the MAIB publish their findings and the RYA issue this safety message
Following the recent RIB accident on the Camel estuary in which two people died and others were badly injured when they were thrown out of their boat and run over, the Royal Yachting Association has issued the following reminder about kill cord safety procedure.
This follows the publication of the findings of an initial inquiry by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch of the MCA which established that the helms person of the RHIB in question was not wearing a kill cord.
REMEMBER: ALWAYS WEAR YOUR KILL CORD
Click here to read the MAIB Safety Bulletin 1/2013.
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