Emergency Anchoring From Sailing Checklist

Emergency Anchoring From Sailing Checklist, Emergency Anchoring From Sailing Checklist

Emergency Anchoring From Sailing Checklist

  • Pick an upwind / up current spot to drop the hook
  • Check for room to lee in case you drag
  • Have the anchor locker open, safety off, anchor weight shifted forward, ready to go over
  • Assign someone to announce situation on VHF and keep watch
  • Have sound producing device ready for emergency signals
  • Quickly roll the jib as you come into the wind
  • Drop anchor
  • Drop main before it sails you forward over your anchor
  • Watch very carefully to see if you are holding since you can’t back down on your anchor
Emergency Anchoring From Sailing Checklist, Emergency Anchoring From Sailing Checklist

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