Flashcards in Duties And Responsibilities/ RIB Characteristics Deck (14)
What are the duties and responsibilities of a boat crew member?
-Rig towing and mooring lines
-Act as the surface swimmer
-Administer first aid
-Operate damage control equipment
What is the overall length of the RIB?
What is the inside length of the RIB?
What is the beam overall of the RIB?
What is the inside beam of the RIB?
What is the full load draft of the RIB?
What is the dry weight of the RIB?
What is the fuel capacity of the RIB?
15 gallons (56.78 L)
What is the engine HP and maximum RPM's of the RIB?
What are the limitations of the RIB?
-6 foot seas
-25 knot winds
What are helm watch responsibilities?
-Safely steering the boat
-Maintaining a course
-Carrying out all helm commands given by the coxswain
What are the guidelines for the helm watch?
-Check with the coxswain for any special instructions and course to be steered
-Repeat all commands given by the coxswain
-Execute all commands given by the coxswain
-Maintain a given course within 5 degrees
-Remain at the helm until properly relieved
-Execute maneuvers only when expressly ordered
-Properly inform relief of all pertinent information
What are the guidelines for towing watches?
-Report any unusual conditions, equipment failure, or problems to the coxswain immediately
-Observe how the tow is riding
-Ensure chafe gear is riding in place
-Adjust the scope of the towline upon command of the coxswain
-Keep deck area clear of unnecessary gear and people
-Stay clear of the immediate area around the towline due to possible line snap back
-Know when and how to do an emergency breakaway