Cruiser safety

Below are links to information that could make your sailing experience even safer.

RNLI – SEA Check


SEA Check is a free service offered by the RNLI to owners of boats under 13.7 metres. It is described as a free health check of your boat’s safety equipment and is carried out by trained volunteers.

For more information phone the RNLI on 0800 3280600 or visit the RNLI Respect the Water website.


By filling in a simple form (CG66) and sending it to the Coastguard you can help them help you if you get into trouble in the future. Forms are available from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency website.

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Free chart updates


Keep your charts up-to-date by visiting the UK Hydrographic Office website and simply entering your chart’s reference number.


Also for updates of Imray charts visit the Imray website. Search for your chart. A link to the chart’s corrections is at the top of the individual chart’s page.