On board, everything is ready to go to sea! Only your pet is missing... Have you anticipated this moment such as the comfort and safety of your pet?
Navigating with your pet can be easy, but it can also be a disaster if you haven't prepared the ground well.
We share our 3 tips for a serene navigation with your pet.
First of all, we tame it on board
Are you thinking of waiting until the last minute to board with your pet? Better prepare it!
Shortly before leaving, it is convenient that you bring your pet on board. First with the engines off, then starting them up. We recommend that you let her walk freely on it, so that she acclimatizes and can become familiar with your boat.
Thus, on the big day of going out to sea, your pet will be prepared for the big outing and will feel confident. It will be much more pleasant for everyone.
Of course, access to the ship must be safe. With a hydraulic platform, holding it in arms, etc.
The not inconsiderable accessory: the lifejacket
Even if your pet knows how to swim and likes the water, it may be a good idea to equip yourself with a life jacket.
In the event of a fall during a difficult mooring, heavy seas or in many other conditions, the vest can facilitate the rescue.
There are life jackets with a handle at the top of the jacket. It's super convenient to pick up your pet!
Finally put one foot on the ground
Whether it's for a morning, a day at sea... Your pet will really appreciate a walk on land for a little while. Therefore, it is advisable to navigate with a dinghy, to approach land safely.
Before leaving, it is important to remember that the pet relieves itself. It will be more comfortable and thus give you time to moor, enjoy the moment before bringing it closer to the coast.
We do not consider it necessary to talk about the shaded area to anticipate on board and anticipate dehydration by offering water often. They are basics!