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The safety of everyone on board is our first priority. Before each voyage on Mischief we have a safety briefing for all crew. There are specific points that must be covered during these briefing sessions and the Captain must satisfy himself that all members of the crew understand the safety points before setting sail. These include fire alarms & drills,  man overboard procedures & recovery and the wearing & use of life saving equipment. The Skipper and his crew are responsible for the safety of the vessel and everyone on board. If at any time he feels this safety is at risk in any way through inappropriate or irresponsible behaviour, he may have to make the decision to return to port.


MCA Regulations and Codes

Mischief Expeditions operates under regulations laid down by The Department of Transport, Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) 'The Safety of Small Commercial Sailing Vessels - Code of Practice'.  This code regulates the safety requirements for the vessels and crew of commercial operations.  The MCA enforce the code through close monitoring, inspections and investigations.
Mischief has been constructed to conform to the latest MCA regulations.



Mischief Expeditions has responsibility for charter guest when afloat on Mischief or whilst using its tender. Our insurance policy is with Pantaenius covers us for unlimited liabilities. 

Pantaenius is one of the leading yacht insurance brokers in Europe with more than a hundred years of marine experience. For the last  30 years has insure sailing yachts. It now arranges insurance for more than 50,000 yachts and motor boats throughout the world.

They cover our legal liability in the event of injury or mishaps only during charters without limit.

Guest should take out their own travel insurance to cover loss or damage to personal property, personal injury or medical needs (other than where our negligence is involved).


Safety Equipment 

  • Lift Jackets are supplied for all inc. safety harness
  • Global Position Service (GPS) x 2 (Raymarine and Handheld)
  • VHF Radio x 2 (One with DSC alert)
  • 1/2in Anchor Chain & 60lb Anchors
  • Safety Lift Lines
  • Gas Alarms
  • Fire Alarms
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Life Rafts


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except some images © Dave Wheeler.

Mischief at Eastcumberland Bay. Photo Dave Wheeler.