CoastguardMana Saving Lives at Sea



MR2: Trainee group

Posted by Chris Darch
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Date: 
Sat, 13/07/2019

The session began with a discussion on the stability of RHIB vessels, the theory and practical implications of capsize.  On water training focused on building the following skills – Veering down between plie and land, securing a shore anchor, warping the vessel between  the two points – patient transfer – medical care of patient – setting  and connecting a long  tow - sector search patterns – CQM in the marina – bar crossings in moderate conditions – MOB recovery in heavy weather using the life sling method of capturing a person – MOSS drills: MOB in harbour and heavy weather conditions – collision – engine failure – anchoring – pollution – medical emergency – towing - capsize.

DPA: Trevor Burgess

Turnout: 
7 people
Total Volunteer Hours: 
56


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