Gallery 2.8: Safety Equipment

Some observer forms require noting the number of life jackets and/or life rings.

Life rafts are often packaged in white plastic barrels and inflate when deployed (see inset image).

Life rafts should have their capacity listed, and should be inspected regularly, with the dates recorded on the outside of the raft’s container.

All vessels should have an Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon (EPIRB) on board.