Lifejackets ready for testing

We all have lifejackets on board, but do you know what yours is actually like to use? We test 10 lifejackets to find out

Sailing skills rescue SAR helicopter

A crewmember needs a helicopter rescue at sea, an airlift to hospital. You’ve radioed a Mayday and now there’s a helicopter overhead. What next? Tom Cunliffe reports

Bristow will be operating from ten UK SAR bases

Military SAR helicopters from the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force are being replaced by a private civilian operator, starting from today