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The boat capsized and fell to the sea
Did you know that the main cause of death in small boats is drowning after falling into the sea or capsizing? According to the US Coast Guard, 85 percent of people who drown while riding a boat do not wear life jackets.

So the first way you can prepare for potential deadly emergencies is to always wear a life jacket.

What can you do to be prepared?

Let's start learning more about these emergencies and their causes.

Overturning is when a boat capsizes or drowns in water. Overturning often occurs with small boats such as kayaks and sailing boats. One of the good things is that these small boats usually stay afloat, giving boats who are now in the water something to stick to for support.

Common causes of falling off the sea and capsizing the boat include: being guarded by a wave or sharp turn when moving on the boat, carrying a lot of weight in the boat or unevenly distributing the weight in the boat; Bad weather.

Prevent the capsizing of the boat and falling into the sea
With that in mind, there are a few things we can do to prevent these emergencies.

First, stay low and positioned on your boat, and always keep three contact points when moving around your boat.
Second, take the corners quickly and at a safe angle.
Third, watch the other boats wake up and take this wake up straight from the bow.
If you must ride the boat in bad weather, be sure to slow down.

The last advice is to never tie the anchor line with the back of your boat. This puts more weight on the back of the boat, which increases the chances of your boat capsizing or sinking.

What to do if the passenger falls above the sea

If you are on a boat and a passenger falls into the sea, here's what to do:

Step 1: Slow down and stop the boat immediately.

Step 2: Throw a fast floating object, such as a life buoy or life jacket, to the person at sea. This will help them stay afloat and locate them in the water if they drown.

Step 3: Assign a person in your vehicle to keep the person at sea on the horizon at all times. Have them constantly point to the person's position in the water.

Step 4: Carefully place the boat close enough to make contact with the person at sea. Place them on the trigger side of the boat.

Step 5: Throw a floating buoy line, or a life buoy attached to your boat, to the person at sea.

Step 6: Pull the person aboard the ship onto your boat and bring it back on board using the boarding ladder. If the boat doesn't have a ladder, you can bend a heavy rope or chain across the stern for use as a temporary step.

It is important to bear in mind that in most cases, the marine will board the boat from the rear. To avoid a second emergency, stop the engine.

How to survive if your boat capsized or fell into the sea

If you find yourself in the water after your boat capsized or plunges into the sea, here are some tips you should remember:

First, keep calm and save energy.
If you are boating with others, take an account and make sure everyone is accounted for. Stay together.
If possible, re-ride your boat.
Stay with your boat unless it is in danger. Small boats tend to float. By sticking to your boat, it will help conserve energy and stay clearer to other boats that can come to your rescue.
When you separate from your boat in a fast-moving river, float on your back with your feet facing downstream.
And most importantly, get out of the water as quickly as possible.
Falling into the sea and capsizing demonstrate how important it is to wear a life jacket. If you end up in the water, your life jacket will help you conserve energy, stay warm and keep buoyancy while waiting for a rescue.