Irish Sailing Research on Floating Fishing Marks How Can We Make Fishing Marks Safer? Irish Sailing invite you to share your experiences, concerns and suggestions for making the marking of lobster and shrimp pots safer. Both fishing and leisure craft can become entangled on long lines and unclear marks, so it is in all our interests to find a solution to avoid the dangers of entanglement.This survey is to gather information on incidents, their conclusions and ideas on how to make our coastal waters safer for everyone. OK Question Title * 1. Full Name OK Question Title * 2. Contact Details Email Address Phone Number OK Question Title * 3. Are you a Boat Owner? Yes Leisure Sailing Yes Commercial Sailing Yes Leisure Motoring Yes Commercial Motoring Not a boat owner OK Question Title * 4. What waters to you sail / motor in? South Coast West Coast North Coast East Coast Inland Waterways OK Question Title * 5. Have you ever been a fishing boat that has lost any gear due to the ropes being cut from entanglement? Yes No OK Question Title * 6. Have you ever become entangled in lines while motoring or sailing in Irish Waters? Yes No OK Question Title * 7. Where did the entanglement occur - please give nearest coastal feature? OK Question Title * 8. Tick any of the following regarding the entanglement experience. Did you have to cut the line? Did you dive? Did you feel in danger? Did you have to call any rescue services? Did you ask for the assistance of another boat? Was any damage caused to your vessel? Where you immobilised? Was your engine / prop rendered unusable? Was it your lines and did you loose gear? OK Question Title * 9. Please tell us what happened and the outcome (max 30 words). OK Question Title * 10. Are there any actions you would like to see put in to place to make pot lines safer for all boat users? (Max 30 words) OK THANK YOU FOR YOU INPUT. YOU CAN FILL IN THE SURVEY AGAIN IF YOU HAVE HAD MORE THAN ONE INCIDENT.