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Round Table Discussion on Crew Over Board Practice and Procedures

  • 16 Sep 2021
  • 7:00 PM (PDT)
  • Online

Hosted by the Sloop Tavern Yacht Club and the Washington Yacht Club

Date: Thursday Sept 16, 2021

Time: 7:00PM

Online: https://washington.zoom.us/j/91340012420

Registration suggested: https://forms.gle/ZtVtreS9Nv261nsk8

Questions/comments: race@styc.org


We invite all sailors to join in a discussion of how to prevent and recover crew overboard (COB) on the water, with an emphasis given to raising the awareness of training, devising individual methods and distributing what resources we can provide. The format will be a round table discussion. We hope everyone will benefit from coming together in conversation, encourage each other to practice COB drills, and gather resources. In particular, please plan to share online resources that you use for a COB collection we will be putting together. 

This event is co-hosted by the Sloop Tavern Club and the Washington Yacht Club. It was inspired by the tragic loss of club member Greg Mueller this summer. There will be some time to reflect on sailing with Greg and what he contributed to the community. We will not focus on that COB event but instead share our other experiences, insights, materials and wisdom to learn from each other.

Resources:

https://www.seattletimes.com/life/outdoors/lessons-the-seattle-sailing-community-learned-from-greg-muellers-tragic-race-week-death/

https://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?/topic/225812-quick-stop-mob-maneuver-under-spinnaker/

https://forums.sailinganarchy.com/index.php?/topic/225625-pnw-race-week-accident/&tab=comments#comment-7573192

https://www.uksailmakers.com/quick-stop-with-spinnaker

https://www.practical-sailor.com/safety-seamanship/slings-scoops-ladders


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