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Friday March 24, 2017

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chain markingHere after are 2 common types of chain marking.










The end of the chain has to be tied with a strong piece of rope to the ring or shackle of the chain locker in case of emergency.

WHITE
1st Shackle
90 feet
BLUE
2nd Shackle
180 feet
YELLOW
3rd Shackle
270 feet
GREEN
4th Shackle
360 feet
RED
.
410 feet
RED ON DECK, 3 FEET LEFT IN THE LOCKER



WHITE
1st Shackle
90 feet
YELLOW
2nd Shackle
180 feet
RED
3rd Shackle
270 feet
GREEN
4th Shackle
360 feet
BLACK
5th Shackle
450 feet
RED
.
500 feet
RED ON DECK, 3 FEET LEFT IN THE LOCKER





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Questions of the Month

- Why an additional paragraph social media policy should be added to the crew contract ?

- Why many experienced captains are never given a chance to get a position on a 30+ m ?

- What is really covering your yacht crew member insurance ?

- During the season, is there enough time for safety drills and training ?

- Can Captains count on duty crew members at dock in case of emergency ?


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