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Assistant Officer of the Day Guide – Leisure Sailing

Checklist for Leisure Sailing – Assistant Of The Day (AOD)

  • On Saturdays, Bank Holidays and Wednesday Evenings your role is to support the SBO to provide safety cover and support to leisure sailors so they are confidant enough to enjoy their sailing.
    • Please read the information on  the Child and Vulnerable Adult Policy and Health and Safety on the club website.
  • Arrive half an hour before the event start time.

• Ensure you bring sailing clothing and a buoyancy aid as you will be on the water.

• CAUTION…. All the powerboats require at least two people to launch and recover.

• With the SBO launch and equip the safety boat, instructions are placed in the boat containers. Check fuel levels and top up if necessary.

• At the end of session replace the powerboat in its container, make sure the drain plugs are open and the battery isolator switch is off. Ensure all equipment is locked up.

  • In the event of breakage, damage or other problems please inform the SBO who will arrange for the necessary action to be taken.
  • Thank you for carrying out your Duty it is much appreciated by all who race.


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