Helicopter Rescue Demo in Newport, RI
May 30, 2012
A Yacht Risk Management Demo Event presented by insurance provider Chartis will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at Newport Shipyard in Newport, Rhode Island. The event is designed to help yacht owners, skippers and crew take proactive steps to maximize safety and prevent avoidable losses.
As part of the event, the Coast Guard will conduct a live at-sea emergency evacuation demonstration using an MH-60T helicopter. The Coast Guard will also introduce and field questions about Rescue 21, a new communications system that allows responders to quickly locate mariners in distress.
The demonstration is open to the public.
Email: Peter Himler