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Re: Safety measures required

Originally Posted by Apoorv82 View Post
What are the safety measure requires that should be taken with kids under 10 years old.??
On the off-chance that anyone reading this has kids under 10 and isn't sure what to do:

Wearing of PFD's by all and sundry is obvious and a tether is a good idea if you can get them to wear one. The non-obvious one is that, if, heaven forbid, they do happen to fall overboard, a designated adult (usually their mother! ) has to be ready to instantly go in after them.

Normal MOB recovery procedures apply from there.

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