Burgee Program Safety Resources: by Gowrie


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Gowrie Group and The Burgee Insurance Program are proud to offer a comprehensive suite of safety materials and safety resources to our clients and associates. You can download the documents below.

  • Emergency Card Template: Template to create a custom Emergency Card for a specific program/location. Designed to be posted in sailing facilities and laminated for use in safety boats. Includes steps to take in an emergency, who to contact, what to tell 911, map, and addresses.
  • Six Steps to Optimize Your Emergency Action Plan: These 6 tips will enable you to optimize your program's EAP and empower your team to respond to an emergency as quickly, safely, and effectively as possible.
  • Junior Sailing Safety Guide: Manual to help clubs and sailing organizations develop and grow safe, successful junior sailing programs. Content includes class ratio recommendations, safety recommendations, emergency response template, media release forms, general forms & logs, discipline policy, walk around inspection check-lists, and more.
  • Club & Sailing Organization Safety Manual: Comprehensive safety manual covering topics related to safe operation of a sailing organization including incident reporting, chemical storage, electrical safety, motor vehicles, PPE, liquor, and more.
  • Dock Safety Guidelines: Dock safety guidelines for sailing programs. Smart, simple recommendations and solutions to keep members and guests safe.
  • Safety Check List: Check-list to be used for weekly safety walk-around inspections.
  • Hurricane Plan Template: Template to create a custom hurricane preparation and response plan.

If you have questions or are interested in learning more about The Burgee Program, please fill out the Inquire about Burgee Program form or contact us at burgee@gowrie.com, 800.262.8911. If you are interested in an editable Word version of any of these documents, email us at burgee@gowrie.com. Make sure to include the name of your club/program and where you are located.

The Burgee Program is managed by the marine experts at Gowrie Group, underwritten by Chubb, and endorsed by US Sailing