Dear yacht sailors,
>Iım writing to ask for your help with a new project
being run by the
>Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), with the support of the
>Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and the Royal Yachting Association
>(RYA). You might have seen press releases from the partner
>organisations about the study in the past week.
seeks to explore yacht sailorsı attitudes to risk and
>safety, and the various ways they participate in their sport. The
>research will also look at what motivates sailors, how often they go to
>sea, their experience and training, awareness of potential hazards and
>use of safety
procedures and equipment
. The findings will be used to
>help develop tailored and relevant safety
messages for yacht sailing community.
>An online questionnaire recently launched (on Thursday 9 October) and
>will run for five weeks, during which time anyone who participates in
>yacht sailing * no matter how often or what level of experience * is
>invited to participate. It would really help us if you could spare 15
>minutes to complete the survey
>To find out more about the study, or to complete the survey
>visit: RNLI Yachting | RNLI Yachting
>Everyone who participates in the survey is offered the option of free
>entry into a prize draw to win a McMurdo Fast Find personal locator
>beacon. A winner will be chosen at random by 15 November 2014. Full
>terms and conditions for the prize draw, as well as further information
>about the study, can also be found through the above link.
>Please donıt hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions about
>the study or survey.
>Thanks in advance for your help.