Safety and Emergencies

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If we find ourselves in a life threatening emergency, the best way to summon assistance is to make a distress call to the Coast Guard on our VHF radio following these instructions.

it is also possible to indicate distress using distress flares or with other visual distress signals.

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Poole Sailing Ltd.
29 Lulworth Avenue,
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