Originally Posted by captnjack
Complaining about the seas, yet no life jackets tsk tsk.
Were they complaining? I got the impression they were quite enjoying themselves
Wearing a life jacket is not a requirement in Ireland on a vessel of this size
, it is for smaller craft. The benefit of a lifejacket inside a "cabin" in a capsize (the only immediate risk to this vessel in that sea) might be limited - at worst, it might trap the wearer.
Of course, being from Tory Island, they wouldn't wear a life jacket if you TOLD them you were going to throw them in. Not manly