Overboard Photo Gallery

Mastering a recovery system is essential for every yacht owner and crewmember.

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Steve Pereira

Chuck Hawley of West Marine and Karen Prioleau of Orange Coast College Sailing field questions.

Chuck Hawley of West Marine and Karen Prioleau of Orange Coast College Sailing field questions.Steve Pereira

Man Overboard

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Man Overboard

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Man Overboard

Recovery of the MOB on powerboats without lifting assistance is problematic so rigging block and tackle is recommended.Steve Pereira

Man Overboard

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Swimming for an inflated lifesling.

Swimming for an inflated lifesling.Steve Pereira

An array of night lights.

An array of night lights.Steve Pereira

Oscar the "Crash-Test Dummy" proved difficult to spot.

Oscar the "Crash-Test Dummy" proved difficult to spot.Steve Pereira

Designated victim Dr. Page Read demonstrates an Alert2 Module, which clips to crew members and emits a shrieking alarm if one goes overboard.

Designated victim Dr. Page Read demonstrates an Alert2 Module, which clips to crew members and emits a shrieking alarm if one goes overboard.Steve Pereira

Wiggling into a survival suit.

Wiggling into a survival suit.Steve Pereira

A cargo-net style recovery system, used to roll up a hypothermic victim.

A cargo-net style recovery system, used to roll up a hypothermic victim.Steve Pereira