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Old 25 February 2011, 05:28   #1
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RIB Safety

Hi All,

Wondered if you had seen this...

http://www.maritimejournal.com/featu...owing-accident


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Old 25 February 2011, 05:47   #2
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read that a while ago, i thought wrong boat for transporting people but more importantly wrong helmsman.
are we sitting comfortable, let us begin and shout out if you're not springs to mind
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Old 03 March 2011, 14:53   #3
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Nah, perfect boat - muppet for a helm. Most injuries happen on 'speed boat' type trips or 'adrenaline rides' - but if your taking 9 people out to a jack up barge to work, then the helm was actimg like a pillock.

IMHO, obviously...
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Totally agree its down to the skipper to ensure all passengers seated safely and operate the boat withing the limitations of a boat where all are not seated inboard.

There has been several incidents with similar back injuries even on all seater RIBs which shows its down to the skipper more than anything
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