How to Board a Zodiac Boat

October 12, 2021

Zodiac boats are the workhorses of polar expeditions. These large, heavy-duty inflatable vessels are extremely safe and were specially designed for traveling in the Arctic and Antarctic. Learn the easiest—and safest way—to board a Zodiac. 0:00 – #1. Wash your boots, tripods, and walking poles. 0:10 – #2. One guest down the gangway at a time. 0:18 – #3. Keep your hands free and hold the handrail. 0:25 – #4. Use the Sailor’s Grip. 0:32 – #5. Step onto the pontoon of the Zodiac, then the step. 0:39 – #6. Sit where your driver indicates. Slide to your seat. 0:51 – #7. Remove your backpack and place on the floor. 1:02 – #8. Once seated, you can remove your camera from your bag. 1:11 – #9. Stay seated at all times. 1:20 – #10. Hold on to the grab lines, if you like. 1:30 – #11. Protect your camera from getting wet. 1:37 – #12. Stand only when the driver gives you permission. 1:46 – #13. Please do not obstruct the view of your fellow passengers. 1:55 – #14. Immerse yourself in the Polar Regions! Get what you need at our Polar Boutique ⇨ https://bit.ly/3mXDTK1 Check out current Antarctic offers ⇨ https://bit.ly/3lTD8jz Check out current Arctic offers ⇨ https://bit.ly/2W0tn8F

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