2-8. UNLOADING BOAT FROM CRADLE-Continued
i. Move the lifting device at the rear of the boat to the front of the boat. If using a second transporter to lift boat,
remove rear stanchion on side of cradle where second transporter is positioned. Connect lifting device or
transporter to the front lifting eye of the boat. With boom fully extended, or using lifting device, raise the front of
the boat to release the tension on the restraining cables. Disconnect the restraining cables. Lift the front of the
boat until it clears the cradle by at least 4 inches.
j. Pull the cradle clear of the boat by slowly pulling transporter forward.
k. Place cribbage under the front keel of the boat and lower the boat onto the cribbage.
l. Unhook the lifting device from the boat and move away.