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Self-rescue tether



Tutorial - how to use the self-rescue tether


Tutorial in French by Jean-Baptiste Ternon, Copyright(c) 2014 Voiles et Voiliers. 
Published with permission of J-B Ternon and Voiles et Voiliers. 
Demo at sea recorded on the sailship of the naval architect Jean-Pierre Brouns.




Self-rescue at the bow, tether partially blocked


The most dangerous situation: falling at the bow, last section of the tether blocked. 

See the new technique to pull the straps with both hands!




Self-rescue at 5 knots





Self-rescue at 4 knots




First tests - boat adrift




Offshore, single handed






Anchoring line and self-rescue tether


Used with elevated deck safety lines


watch video



Omni-anchoring belt


Used with elevated deck safety lines


Elastic rope



Shock absorber for genoa sheet




Tiller blocker





Insulating layer - dampness


"There is no dampness in a sailboat". Heard from a boat seller, La Rochelle Boat Show, September 2012. See by yourself. 



External videos


Capsize and overboard at Zumaia


Zumaia, Spanish Basque Country: breaking wave and capsize at the entry of the channel, 4 men overboard (February 27, 2014), recorded by Gabi Aymat.



Dragged overboard at different speeds - tests with dummy 


PBO (Practical Boat Owner, Summer 2012), dummy overboard trials with tethers. 






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