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What are the duties and responsibilities of a boat crew member?

-Helm
-Lookout
-Towing watches
-Anchor watches
-Rig towing and mooring lines
-Act as the surface swimmer
-Administer first aid
-Operate damage control equipment

1

What is the overall length of the RIB?

17'6"

2

What is the inside length of the RIB?

15'0"

3

What is the beam overall of the RIB?

7'0"

4

What is the inside beam of the RIB?

5'3"

5

What is the full load draft of the RIB?

1'1"

6

What is the dry weight of the RIB?

2,400 lbs

7

What is the fuel capacity of the RIB?

15 gallons (56.78 L)

8

What is the engine HP and maximum RPM's of the RIB?

-100 HP
-3600 RPM's

9

What are the limitations of the RIB?

-6 foot seas
-25 knot winds

10

What are helm watch responsibilities?

-Safely steering the boat
-Maintaining a course
-Carrying out all helm commands given by the coxswain

11

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

12

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

13

What are the guidelines for anchor watches?

-Check the strain on the anchor line frequently
-Check that the anchor line is not chafing
-Confirm the position of the boat at least every 15 minutes, or at shorter intervals as directed by the coxswain
-Report bearing or range (distance) changes to the coxswain immediately
-Report approaching vessels to the coxswain immediately
-Report major changes in wind velocity or direction
-Check for current or tidal changes
-Report any unusual conditions