Safety & Emergencies

On the ocean, the safety of the vessel and it’s crew is paramount. On Tula, we are fastidious about all aspects of safety and everyone on board reviews an intensive safety briefing. All our equipment is regularily tested and serviced.

Safety is a priority on board Tula.

LIFE JACKETS / PFD’s (Personal Flotation Devices)
5 Automatic Mustang PFD’s with tethers 
PFD's auto-inflate when the wearer contacts water

VHF DSC RADIO COMMUNICATIONS
Standard Horizon Quest Class D VHF Model GX 1500S with Ram Mike and additional Standard Horizon Handheld

PUMPS
Two automatic electric bilge pumps (Rule 3700 Model 14A / 5,200 GHP & Rule Model 02 / 1,500 GPH) One manually-operated bilge pump

FIRE EXTINQUISHERS
Navigation Station Locker:
1 Admiral 2.268 kg Dry Chemical Extinguisher Type ABC
Dry Goods Locker:
1 Admiral 1.9 kg Dry Chemical Extinguisher Type ABC
1 Badger 2.16 kg Haletron 1 Extinguisher Type BC
Galley Area:
1 AS 6’ by 4’ Fire Suppression Blanket for use on galley stove or Dickinson Stove

SNIFFERS & ALARMS
Navigation Station:
1 Electrosystems Propane Sniffer (sensor in bilge) 
Safe-T-Alert Carbon Monoxide Sniffer
Engine Fire Warning Alarm
Bilge High Water Alarm
Cabins(3):
Kidder Model 0946CA 9V Ionizing Smoke Detectors