The Offshore Voyaging Reference Site

The Right Tethers To Keep Us Aboard—Part 1, A Mix

As those of you who have been reading here for a while know, we—Phyllis and I with the help of the smart people that comment—have been working for over three years on better crew overboard prevention systems and practices. A project inspired by our realization that current common practice is deeply flawed and may even be worse than no tethering system at all.

If that statement comes as a surprise to you, you will need to read through the rest of this Crew Overboard Prevention Online Book before going any further.

Let’s finish this project by looking at tethers: