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Rigid Inflatable Boats

Author : Colin Jones
ISBN : 1853103136
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 86.4 MB
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Category: Sports & Recreation

The Rib

Author : David Sutcliffe
ISBN : 9781857571011
Genre : Inflatable boats
File Size : 34.95 MB
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Category: Inflatable boats

Disorientation In Helicopter Ditching And Rigid Inflatable Boat Capsizement Training Is Essential To Save Crews

Author : C. J. Brooks
ISBN : OCLC:74293827
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This paper discusses the disorientation problems of escape from a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) that has been capsized. It makes comparisons with executing a ditched helicopter underwater escape and emphasizes the need for realistic training for both RIB and helicopter crafts. Although very poor records are collected on RIB capsizements, each year there is a small but significant loss of life and many close calls. A paper at the Royal Institute of Naval Architects in 1998, reported 13 deaths from an accident involving the Sea Gem in 1965, but gave no further details (Reference 5). The Transportation Safety Board of Canada reported the case of the G.R. 1 FRC (Reference 3) launched from the Gordon Reid off British Columbia, which grounded and flung the three occupants over the rocks and back into the water. Miraculously, all three survived. Rigid inflatable boats or fast rescue crafts (FRC) are used by every Navy in the world, as well as many other paramilitary and commercial marine organizations. In 1998, it was reported that the US Coast Guard alone operated over 700 FRCs (Reference 5). To date, no one has examined the problem of escape from such a vessel after it has been capsized, although Oakley has examined the pros and cons of wearing head protection while operating small, fast boats (Reference 2). This paper discusses a recent experiment conducted by Survival Systems to examine the problems of underwater escape from a capsized FRC.
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The Complete Rib Manual

Author : Dag Pike
ISBN : 9781408180136
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 30.33 MB
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First built in the 1960s for rescue work, the Rigid Inflatable Boat has revolutionised the marine market. The Complete RIB Manual, published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first RIB, is the ultimate reference catering all aspects of a RIB's design, handling and maintenance, aimed at all owners and users, both commercial and leisure. The emphasis of the book is entirely practical, and covers: 1. A History of the RIB • Early development • Modern design: leisure, commercial and military 2. RIB Handling • Impact of hull design, tube types, internal layout and engines • Driving techniques: throttle control and driving position • Advanced techniques for economy, sport and rough seas • Cruising: planning, weather, anchoring and communications • RIBs as tenders - stowing and towing • Launching and transportation • Safety and survival 3. Maintenance • Outboards, diesels, water jets, stern drives, fuel tanks and electrics • Tube care: cleaning, repair, replacement • Hull maintenance • Winter storage, checking for leaks, servicing The Complete RIB Manual is a comprehensive worldwide reference for all RIB owners and users, covering all the information necessary to handle and maintain a RIB of any size.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Comparison Of Hypalon And Urethane Coated Fabrics For Use In Rigid Inflatable Boats

Author : Jason T. Marshall
ISBN : OCLC:1148184153
Genre : Coated fabrics
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The authors conclude that Urethane coated fabrics have several attributes (stronger bonds, cleaner production, and weight savings) that make them an attractive replacement for Hypalon coatings in construction of the inflatabale tube on a rigid inflatable boat.
Category: Coated fabrics

Powerboating Companion

Author : Peter White
ISBN : 047006174X
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 79.27 MB
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The definitive 'at a glance' guide to powerboating – in Fernhurst’s popular Companion series A powerboat is a craft that incorporates an engine. (about 90% of all boats) This book is the definitive small version of Peter White’s Powerboating - The RIB and Sportsboat Handbook. (11,000 copies sold to date - Sept 06) It features the essential basic information and is a great revision aid. This clear, fully illustrated guide features: Coverage of RIBs (rigid inflatable boats). 14,000 new RIBs launched in the UK alone every year· Launching Knots Speed Essential manoeuvres such as man-overboard, mooring and anchoring
Category: Sports & Recreation

Chapman Piloting Seamanship

Author : Charles B. Husick
ISBN : 1588167445
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 72.41 MB
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Surveys the latest developments in safety systems, marine electronics, radar, and communications, and includes information on tides, and currents, weather, and navigation.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Powerboating The Rib Sportsboat Handbook

Author : Peter White
ISBN : 9781912177479
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 31.86 MB
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Powerboats are fast, fun and exhilarating. The sensation of speed as you skim across the water, the sun, the spray and the sea air combine to make it an unfortgetable experience, but the powerboat must be handled with care and treated with respect. This is the ideal guide whether you're a beginner needing an introduction or an expert seeking a refresher. Bursting with over 200 photographs and illustrations, this is your perfect companion for having fun and staying safe on the water. Armed with this book, your boat and a trailer, get out there and start exploring.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Admiralty Manual Of Seamanship

Author : Great Britain. Ministry of Defence (Navy)
ISBN : 0117726966
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 69.19 MB
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Admiralty Manual of Seamanship
Category: Transportation

The Complete Rib Manual

Author : Dag Pike
ISBN : 9781408180129
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 60.29 MB
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A practical handbook for RIB owners - and prospective RIB owners - covering everything from history to handling and maintenance.
Category: Sports & Recreation