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Lifesaving Lessons

Lifesaving Lessons

A message from Steve Jeffries Greetings from your new Safety Officer.  The following information is suggested only for all rowers and launch drivers.  I believe that it...

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Boat Flips and Bellyflops

Boat Flips and Bellyflops

  Today was the Flip Test Challenge – Baptism by salt water for 11 brave Rats who preferred being wet and cold Rats over being drowned Rats. Perfect hot...

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Swamped!

Swamped!

Jim Buckley – The possibility of swamping a shell, especially a four or an eight, in cold rough water is about the most dangerous thing about rowing in Port...

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Flip Test Sunday Aug. 17

Flip Test Sunday Aug. 17

by Janet Palmer After Jim and Sandy’s adventure this week, there’s lots of chatter about what happens when a rower and/or a boat roll over and a rower ends...

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Man Overboard

Man Overboard

  Janet Palmer’s Safety Class last Saturday included some very good tips about what to do if a boat flips/swamps/ or otherwise commits its occupants to the...

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