Use SHEETS for briefing your group S H E E T S Safety and Signals Group control (conditions) Designate a number two Line of sight What to do if someone falls in - Shout STOP What to do if incident occurs. What do we mean by STOP Go through Signals for stop, go left, go right, come to me, ok etc. Humans Anything need to be made aware of? Medicines Food Water hot drink Shore contact Experience - discuss Equipment All dressed appropriately and carrying safety gear that you know how to use - towline etc Check each other over, drysuit zips checked, helmets if required, First aid kit Group shelter VHF radios? Channel Warm clothing Food Water Environment Destination/objective Distance Obstacles tide tidal flows overfalls swell wind weather .... potential stops / get outs Timings How long trip Expected return Distance to be covered Safety and signals (Q&A) Reinforce safety and signals by Q&A No tags for this post.