Lifeboat Launching Procedure (Open And Enclosed) step by step

 > Minimum of 5 persons are required to lower the L/B.
  > One person goes inside the L/B and passes the end of toggle painter and plugs the drain.
  > Check all lifeline and falls are clear of L/B.
  >  Make fast the other end of toggle painter on a strong point forward of the ship.
  > Remove forward and aft gripes and both person stand by for passing bowing tackle and tracings pendant.
  > Remove harbor safety pin.
  > Make sure the ship’s side is free of everything; no water or garbage is there.
  > Now, one-person lift’s the dead mans handle slowly which releases the brake.
  > The boat along with cradle side’s downward till it comes to the embarkation deck.
  > By pulling tracings pendant, bring it alongside the embarkation deck.
  > Persons embark inside the boat.
  > Now, tracings pendant is removed and the whole load comes on falls.
  > Now, boat is further lowered with dead man’s handle.
As soon as the boat comes around 1meter above the seawater, it can be released

Launching Procedure For Open Lifeboat

Launching Procedure For Enclosed Lifeboat

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