What's your worst sailing nightmare?

Crash Test Boat



Crash Test Team

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What’s your worst sailing nightmare? Sinking or capsize? Have you ever run aground on a lee shore?

Yachting Monthly has acquired a second-hand 40ft Jeanneau Sun Fizz 40 ketch, which we will be using over the coming months to test major disaster incidents on board.

Our Crash Test Boat series will be used to test theories about what to do in a disaster scenario.

The aim is to give you the best possible tools to avoid and troubleshoot catastrophe afloat, as well as the confidence to use methods that you know have been tried and ‘Crash Boat tested’.

Watch videos from the Crash Test Boat series

2011 programme of controlled sailing disasters

Meet the Crash Test Team

Robert Holbrook: “Why I bought a boat to wreck”


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