Personal Safety on Deck

Especially at sea and in bad weather it is recommended to wear a safety line or safety harness in addition to the life jacket to prevent falling overboard in open deck areas. To prevent man overboard or MOB situations under any circumstances, a situational or permanent attachment of jacklines is also advisable. A jackline is a rope or webbing for clipping in safety lines or for holding on to. On sailing yachts or traditional ships, for example, the jackstay can be strung from an anchor point at the bow to the stern. The boat crew or the single-handed sailor … Read more
Especially at sea and in bad weather it is recommended to wear a safety line or safety harness in addition to the life jacket to prevent falling overboard in open deck areas. To prevent man... read more »
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Personal Safety on Deck
Especially at sea and in bad weather it is recommended to wear a safety line or safety harness in addition to the life jacket to prevent falling overboard in open deck areas. To prevent man overboard or MOB situations under any circumstances, a situational or permanent attachment of jacklines is also advisable. A jackline is a rope or webbing for clipping in safety lines or for holding on to. On sailing yachts or traditional ships, for example, the jackstay can be strung from an anchor point at the bow to the stern. The boat crew or the single-handed sailor …

… wears a safety harness with a safety tether and a safety hook to clip in. In this way, he is safe and has both hands for deck work. By using a safety line with double or triple hooks, it can be prevented that crewmembers are temporarily unsecured when hooking from one anchor point to the other. Elastic safety lines with special safety carbine hooks consist of an elastic core covered with webbing. Due to the shortening in the resting state, this stretchable safety tether is more comfortable to handle and less prone to tangling and snagging.

… wears a safety harness with a safety tether and a safety hook to clip in. In this way, he is safe and has both hands for deck work. By using a safety line with double or triple hooks, it can be prevented that crewmembers are temporarily unsecured when hooking from one anchor point to the other. Elastic safety lines with special safety carbine hooks consist of an elastic core covered with webbing. Due to the shortening in the resting state, this stretchable safety tether is more comfortable to handle and less prone to tangling and snagging.