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Club Marine editor Chris Beattie is on a trailer trip to South West Rocks. He's towing a Formosa plate boat behind a Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited. Power comes from a V6, 3L turbo-diesel engine packing 570Nm of torque. Luxury appointments include a leather steering wheel and seats and a nine-speaker stereo system.
In this Club Marine TV video Al McGlashan highlights some areas of boating risk including the human factor. Being aware of the situation around you, clear decision making and good communication are key areas to focus on when reducing risk.
One of the key rules of boating is to keep a proper lookout. In this Club Marine TV video Al gives some invaluable tips on how to maximise your visibility and maintain a safe speed. He also identifies some important cardinal markers and isolated hazards.