MAN OVERBOARD hailed and spotter allocated. Use two spotters if crew numbers allow for it.
Mainsheet or Helm positions push MAN OVERBOARD button on steering pedestal , chartplotter or handheld GPS (Hold for 5 Seconds)
Loud Hail to Nav Station “MAN OVERBOARD” and “ALL HANDS ON DECK”
Deploy either or multiple of the following:
Life Ring/Type IV PFD
For Non-Motorized Recovery
Perform Person Overboard Recovery Maneuvers as practiced by crew. NOTE: Determining maneuvers for recovery should be made on a basis of what the crew has practiced and is familiar with while taking into consideration man-made and natural obstructions and sea-state.
For Motor Assisted Recovery
Perform a Standard drop of Headsail/Spinnaker
Three Reefs in Main or Mainsail down
Clear Call “NO ROPES OVER THE SIDE” before the Prop is engaged
Person Recovery Phase
Swimmer of the watch dressed
Recovery halyard prepared/Bowman prepared
Recover the Person Overboard
Address any injuries sustained to person overboard
Change Person Overboard and swimmer into dry clothing
In Situations where hypothermia is possible, get Person Overboard into insulated or emergency blankets or covering
Dress and Warm Swimmer
Re-Arm any lifejackets that may have deployed or activated during the procedures.