PMY managing editor Eileen Mansfield recently spent five days
aboard a 42-foot Grand Banks at the Sea Sense Boating School. The
Sarasota Bay, Florida-based school focuses on teaching women basic
boathandling and maintenance skills.
In this photo, Eileen is performing a routine engine check. Read
more about her experiences in our upcoming "Back to School" issue.
This article originally appeared in the April 2003 issue of Power & Motoryacht magazine.
Most boaters are reluctant to rehearse emergency drills; they feel a little silly, or they don’t want to ruin the excitement of the day with a dose of reality. But if you are not prepared and willing to practice safety drills, you could endanger the welfare of guests and crew.
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