How would you cope with a fire onboard? How much smoke is there? How does a powder extinguisher affect visibility? To find out, Yachting Monthly sets fire to the Crash Test Boat, looks at various ways of extinguishing different fires and learns lessons from experts.
crash test boat
What happens when your through hull fittings fail and you start sinking? Whether it’s a seacock or a log transducer that fails what can you use to stop the leak? Find out what works and what doesn’t. Read the full article in the October 2011 issue of Yachting Monthly.
Following its dismasting, Yachting Monthly’s Crash test team explores how to use the remaining wreckage to fashion a jury rig and sail to safety. We turn a sloop into a square rigger and discover a clever way to use shackles.
Ännu ett nyttigt avsnitt i Yachting Monthlys serie. Välbyggd båt :-) Yachting Monthly’s Crash Test crew make a hole in their boat, put it in the water and try various methods of preventing water flooding in. Is it possible to stop the boat from sinking?
Ännu en nyttig video från Yachting Monthly. Och min bågfil fick godkänt. See what happens when we dismast our 40 ft crash test boat in 30 knots of breeze. We show you a few of the methods we used to cut the shrouds, and the way we recovered the stump. To read the full article […]
Tankeväckande test om hur det ser ut i en båt som slår runt. Hur skulle det se ut i din båt om man vände den uppochner? Gissar att en och annan tung pryl skulle komma farande? Why did so many abandon yachts in the 1979 Fastnet, only to lose their lives in liferafts while their […]