Originally Posted by SPR
During the competition they are safety boat(s) on standby, so do you really need full Lifejackets - any body will be recovered under a few minutes.
It's all about the correct kit for situation, I have seen the Risk Assessments about 20 pages!
The over yellow shirt is to give sponsors maximum publicity - considering they donate boats and engines as prizes not too bad compromise!
Scottish Regional Finial - Sunday 9th June - strathclyde park
you forgot to mention that the right kit includes having a honda engine as well
you could have also added that you could then play on the giant doughnuts that had honda 2.3's in them and were next to the honda powered ribs.
at Strathclyde park where the scottish event took place!
on a more serious note and the the only negative I found was the RYA's attitude to who could take part as I would like to see it opened up to everyone's kids.
Boat handling at all ages should be encourage for everyone and not just people in sailing clubs!