s/v TWIG

Saga 43 - Hull #39

Dinghy Inventory & Checks

Details

  • Manufacturer: AB Inflatables
  • Model: 10AL Aluminum bottomed Hypalon RIB.
  • Color: Gray
  • MMSI: 338219159
  • Engine: Suzuki Electric Start 20hp Electronic Fuel Injection

Equipment

  • Oars
  • Anchor, chain, rode
  • Dinghy cable lock
  • Flashlight
  • Navigation lights
  • SonarPhone

Departure

  • Remain attached until started.
  • Confirm outboard locked/clamped.
  • Lifejackets per passenger and one throwable PFD.
  • Tank under bow seat has ample fuel. Fuel line connected.
  • Open fuel vent, pump bulb firm.
  • Connect battery.
  • Connect key/kill switch.
  • Transmission in neutral to start.
  • Throttle all the down in start position.
  • Push green starter button or pull starting cord.
  • Check cooling water and that red light goes out.
  • Place kill cord around wrist.
  • Disconnect painter.

Daily

  • Be sure painter is securely tied at all times when dinghy is not in use.
  • Raise dinghy on davits every night and before starting engine.

Passage Prep

  • Fuel vent is closed and fuel tank stowed in cabin top wedge.
  • Secure the outboard motor on rail.
  • Secure dinghy to foredeck.
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