Safety is one thing that should be taken into the first priority in the world of sailing.
And thus for this, an open letter has been published for the community of sailing by the US sailing. Here is what is written in the letter.
We hope you people have had a good and enjoyable summer sailing season.
As almost all of are aware, that the sailing community has experienced several tragic incidents in the recent time on the water that have adversely impacted the broader boating community all around the county and across the marine industry.
Everyone at the US Sailing the staff, volunteers and Board of Directors are deeply saddened by these tragedies. Out support and condolence is with the family who has been affected by the accidents that have happened in the past. We will support all communities, who are assessing the accidents, and will work together to prevent such incidents in the future.
At the US Sailing, our commitment to safety is at the top. We want and accept the advance safety in our sport by improving and reviewing the best practices which are in use at the present time in safety procedures, equipment and protocol through advanced education and innovation. Continue reading An Open Letter To Sailing Community From US Sailing
As there are about 25 days left in the 35th America’s Cup to start off, preparations are on at full hilt and contingencies as well as plans are being fine tuned.
There had been an emergency operation held on 1st
of April as Exercise Joint Venture. There was also a comprehensive meeting that went on all day on April 28th
. These meetings were to ensure that all security and safety protocols were in place for the America’s Cup 35th
edition to commence. The meeting that was held recently had members of the Ministry of National Security as well as the Joint Agency Command Center.
Government agencies and departments were also represented at the meeting such as the Bermuda Police Service, ACEA, Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, ACBDA, Government House, Department of Health, US Consulate and others who had a relevant part in the forthcoming events and planning of the same. Continue reading Security Preparations For America’s Cup
An accident happened at a Maryland sailing club were about 24 people fell into cold water.
Though, none of them has any major injury as the rescue team came on time and saved all of them. MSC says they are grateful that no one has been hurt in the accident.
In addition to on-time arrival of the rescue team at the accident point other things that protected participating sailors from damage is a safety precaution. All sailors were experienced and they adopted all safety measures before going in the water.
Captain of Fleet Dorian Haldeman said, “When we fell down, we took all the safety, we kept holding the boat and prayed that the wind should die.”
She narrated how she fell into water, she said. She was 1 of 22 people who were on board at the time of sailboat race. Suddenly the wind started and the speed of the wind was approximately 40-miles/hr. First, it flipped a 14-foot vessel and it seems like it has flipped a domino and left the sailor at nature’s mercy.” Continue reading Safety Precaution Deterred Big Accident
A challenge which is as simple as keeping a boat afloat could lead to an all new host of restrictions and requirements – ticking all the boxes when creating a product which is also esthetically pleasing calls for same level of care as well as expertise as building on an particularly tricky site on dry land.
Therefore, when a remarkable boat conception makes an appearance, none can help but take a notice of it.
The Alen 55, a 16.80 meter long yacht, is the heir of the Turkey based firm’s previous model – 42. Flexible ad light, the new 55 was made by the company’s in-house creative squad and it does not need the presence of a crew so that it can be taken for a little spin. This multifunctional nautical delight makes sure that sailing is more than safe for both adults and children, fastening the upper deck with trench bulwarks that roll around its body.
Top Features include an ample alfresco kitchen unit, companioned by an 8 seater extending table as well as a ‘walk-around aft sunbed’. The sea is always ‘present’ and it is accessible with ease from the yacht’s neighboring hydraulic gangway as well as swim platform.
Continue reading Alen’s great new yacht 55