Safety Checklist

CODA SAFETY CHECKLIST

 

Competitor's name:______________________                                  Sail # _______

Sailors have to check their Sail # with the CODA Registrar at registrar@optican.org to make sure it is a class approved number and it correspondes to the sailor's hull

 

____ Bow loop (Two-inch (5 cm) loop of line out of bow gunwale)

____ 8 m Bow line min 5 mm thick - Tied to mast step, knot free, 26 ft, w/ bowline at the outboard end-

____ 2 bailers attached to the boat with a bowline

____ 3 airbags fully inflated - Not leaking and secured properly

____ Rudder Retainer Clip -prevents rudder from popping out-

____ Centerboard Retainer line attached to the hull with a metal hook or a knot (no plastic hooks allowed) 

____ Mast tie or mast clamp attached to the hull

____ Main Sheet Snap Closed snap

____ Mainsheet Bridle- No looser than 10 cm from the boom at any point

____ Safety line from the ring in the bridal to the boom -with no tension-

____ Praddle attached to the boat

____ Canadian Coast Guard approved PFD with whistle attached by lanyard / Intl sailors may use their country’s approved PFD at their choice but must be compliant with Canadian rules and regulations when required by organizing authority

____ Proper clothing for the weather (sun protection/Warm clothes for cold water etc)

____ Personal botle of water on the boat

Compliance with the above minimum safety standards must be demonstrated to the Safety Officer before permission will be granted. The above named sailor is in compliance with the minimum safety standards required to compete at this event. The competitor is given permission to compete.

 

Sailor’s Signature: ____________________________         

Date: _______________________