Common mistakes are Stepping on the side tanks to step ashore,
you may end up in the water. Unsuitable securing knot, the boat may untie
itself. Coming ashore on the wrong side is difficult
and can be dangerous. Key learning points for recovery Judge where the wind is blowing from as this
affects the direction that you should approach the pontoon. Approach the pontoon from a downwind direction. Approach from a close reach. Whatever the wind direction it’s vital to
approach slowly controlling your speed by flapping the sail. Turn deliberately into the no go zone to stop. Go round again if you are not correctly positioned
or going too fast.