Safety

Safety

Otra Vida has a typical array of safety equipment on board.

  • Lifejackets and tethers
  • Aft-bow jacklines, and harness attachment points in the cockpit
  • 2 x Danbuoys
  • Retrieval line
  • 4┬áperson liferaft
  • EPIRB
  • 2 x PLBs
  • 2 x personal AISs
  • SART
  • Flares
  • Satellite phone (and spare handset)
  • Handheld VHF radios (including one powered by dry cell batteries)
  • Grab barrels including food, water, thermal protection aids (TPAs), handheld watermaker, fishing kit, etc
  • Extensive medical kit
  • Stretcher

We also have documented procedures for emergency situations, e.g. person overboard, fire, flooding, storm preparation, dismasting, abandon ship, etc.