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Mainly a training instructors resource with good observation seating for helm. Good manoeuvrability and simple controls.
Petrol can 4
Petrol can 3
30 hp Tohatsu
Getting the boats out
Lowering the engine first will make the job easier!
Unclip carbine hooks from 2 eyes on stern of boat
Unclip carbine hook on the main pulling rope at the rear of boat shed to release boat
Pull powerboat out of shed. Load the boat with your equipment - petrol, radios etc.
Unclip carbine hook from eye (on floor) and attach to the rear metal eye on port side of shed.
Putting the boats away
Raising the engine last will make the job easier!
Attach main rope carbine hook to the rope eye on the front floor.
Eye is located between the consul and the front cushion.
Pull partly into shed. Unload your equipment into the tender.
Pull boat into shed and clip the main rope carbine hook to metal eye at rear of boat shed on the port side
Attach rear carbine hooks to eyes on both sides of the boats stern.
Standard unleaded petrol from the stainless steel cans
Filling the fuel tanks
Take the fuel tank outside to fill.
Use gloves and googles provided.
Use stainless steel cans. Remove cap which has the nozzle in reverse inside.
Unscrew bleeder screw on the stainless steel can to allow air in as petrol flows out
Each safety boat should have the following equipment on board:
First Aid Kit
Kill cord (in place)
Spare kill cord
Fuel Tank (with sufficient fuel)
Laminated HSC Map and kit list
Try our Powerboat quiz
Check the white board in the vestibule as to boat availability.
If you find a problem with a powerboat please ensure it is recorded in the Bosun’s log. If the fault is serious ensure the Duty Officer is aware and passes the information onto the maintenance team.
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