“We must always remember that safety is paramount when out on open waterIt's essential that everyone knows how to use safety equipment properly so that we can avoid any tragic incidents. Scenarios like these are critical for raising awareness among both experienced boat owners as well as those new to boating."
If you see someone in trouble remember to Call, Tell, Throw.
- Call 999 and ask for Fire and Rescue
- Tell them to float on their back
- Throw them something that floats
Go to our website westyorksfire.gov.uk/water to find out more.