“Useless unless worn.”

That’s the overriding message that these two Yorkshire based fishermen are trying to convey in this two minute video. It was produced following a report that found 26 fishermen could have been saved if they had been wearing a lifejacket. The video was the idea of The Fishing Industry Safety Group.

 

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This is a prime example of why you should plan your journey in detail before you set sail. Not only do you need to know what obstacles you may encounter on route but you need to consider water levels especially after periods of heavy rain.

The crew of a luxury pleasure boat needed rescuing after getting stuck under a bridge on the River Thames.

Read the full article on the BBC website here

Have you checked the water levels and do you know the height of your boat?

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