Coastguard remind leisure boat users to be prepared

Following three separate incidents within an hour of each other the Coastguard have reminded leisure boat users to be better prepared when putting to sea, reiterating safety measures.

Remember to:

  • Always wear a lifejacket
  • Get trained – knowledge of your activity is essential
  • Carry some means of calling for help
  • Check your engine and fuel
  • Check the weather and tide conditions before heading out
  • Tell others where you are going.

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