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Re: Crew memo for helo evacuation
Not a chance that a line will be dropped from a helicopter to be held by someone on deck. Not a chance anyone is going to be lifted from the deck of a pitching heaving sailboat. This would be courting suicide for everyone onboard both vehicles. Back to the drawing board.
Sailtrain: Seamanship, Helicopter Rescues at Sea. - Sailtrain.co.uk
Helicopter Rescues at Sea. Helicopter rescues. In the UK, helicopters tend to use a hi-line transfer to pick up casualties from a yacht. On a sailing boat this is ...
Last edited by billyruffn; 06-01-2013 at 11:10 PM.