Rachael Sprot

Rachael Sprot
Rachael Sprot, former director of Rubicon 3, is a Yachtmaster Instructor with an impressive number of sea miles logged, from Lofoten to St Lucia.

For a fully conscious casualty, climbing back on board is one solution. We trialled two man overboard ladders and the swimming ladder on the transom. The swimming ladder was by…

After you’ve used a throwing line or a life-sling to bring a casualty alongside in a man overboard situation, you need to lift them out, ideally horizontally. A horizontal life…

Picture the scene: it’s a beautiful summer evening, the marina is bathed in golden light and there are crowds of people outside the bar sipping gin and tonics. You’ll soon…