Will the new liferaft standard sink without trace?

Ken Kershaw: ‘presented the new standard about a year ago’

When you read the Marine Accident Investigation Bureau (MAIB) report into the collision between Blythe Spirit, a light GRP fishing boat, and the much heavier gil netter, Lady Hamilton of Helford, that resulted in the heavier boat going to the bottom, one thing hits the reader.

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