Flooding or Collision

If collision – consider staying attached to the other vessel you may both be keeping each other afloat.

  • Alert the master
  • Start pump
  • Muster passengers and crew to the deck in lifejackets
  • Locate leak and check skin fittings – check engine room or shore up hole in hull side if possible
  • Divert valves in engine room whilst possible
  • Remove portable radio vhf, EPIRBS, SARTs from down below
  • Use communication devices before water level rises above batteries
  • Broadcast distress alert or urgency message