Research and analysis

Safety lessons: good working practices on tall ships

A safety message for the sail training industry to consider the management of safety and establish best practice guidelines.


MAIB safety flyer issued December 2009

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This summary concerns the grounding of the square-rigged sail training vessel TS Royalist while leaving Chapman’s Pool off the south coast of the UK.

It has been prepared for the:

  • sail training industry

An investigation report has also been produced for this accident.

Published 11 September 2009