Toms Tips About Boardings

By Tom Neale, 10/27/2011

Tom’s Tips About Boardings

1. Always be courteous, polite, respectful and professional when government forces are boarding.

2. If you feel that an announced boarding is unsafe because of sea and/or weather conditions, respectfully note your objection and your reasons, but that doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t comply with authorized orders.

3. If you feel that you have been mistreated or that there has been some improper conduct by the boarding party, hold your comments and opinions until you’re back ashore and then make any complaint that you feel may be appropriate, in writing, to the appropriate authority. And remember, that the boarding party may have had information at the time which was unknown to you.

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