MOTOR BOAT & YACHTING JULY 2016 – HOW TO USE YOUR KILL CORD PROPERLY – SPONSORED BY LANDAU
How to Use your Kill Cord Properly
Few people involved in powerboating will ever forget the tragic accident that occurred in Padstow two years ago when an entire family were thrown from a RIB that then circled unchecked at high speed, killing the father and eight-year-old daughter and severely injuring two other members of the family.
It’s easy to think that it won’t happen to us but having experienced myself how easy it is to forget to attached a kill-cord after leaving the helm and how quickly a boat can ‘hook’ (where the bow digs in during a turn, causing the boat to spin violently).
Read the full ‘How To’ article in the July issue of the magazine.
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