Originally Posted by Simon Hawkins
I note most people here stand in rough conditions. Taking this into consideration how many of those who stand have nearly been thrown from the helm position. If so how could this be prevented.
A white knuckle grip and a strong desire to stay with the boat.
I have not been out in any really nasty stuff so I cant say what I would do, but what ever it was it would be however I felt most secure.
I have nearly exited as a passenger when sitting. Some how I feel more secure standing and keeping as many points of contact as I can. It is hard to use your legs to brace yourself when sitting so you have to rely on your arms only. Wrap around seat backs must hel as will toe straps.
Over to you and Tim for your advice.
A good example of standing/sitting - high/low C of G below featuring Tim G as the one and only sitter.