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posted Jan 10, 2017, 12:42 PM by YPRCC Webmaster   [ updated Mar 18, 2017, 7:36 AM ]
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 Suddenly Alone/Man Overboard(MOB)


Saturday May 6, 2017 at 0900 – 1400

Yankee Point Yacht Club

724 Oak Hill Road

Lancaster, VA


Warren Ryan and John Henley


1.    Being Prepared

a.     “You never know when” - Covers an actual in the water recovery event, what went right, wrong and should never have happened

b.    Suddenly Alone – How to manage the situation when just two of you are sailing alone on a large boat (power or sail) and one goes overboard. Seminar focuses on a couple sailing and one of the two goes overboard – how to rescue and return the overboard mate back onto the boat

c.     Guests (adult or a child) - goes overboard

                                              i.     What would you do?

                                            ii.     How to rescue

2.    Break and lunch (RSVP with lunch - $6.00)

a.     Briefing before sail

b.    Radio use in rescue

c.     MOB rescue and recovery techniques

d.    How to prepare your boat to rescue a MOB

3.    Wrap up

4.    RSVP by May 1st - YPYC Fleet Captain Anker Madsen at or 804-462-0582