SECURING RAMP BAY AFTER LAUNCH
All personnel must wear approved life jackets while on
the bay. Failure to comply may result in injury or death
Do not sit, lie, or stand in front of boat push knees at
any time while riding on bays. Failure to comply may
result in injury or death to personnel.
Pushing ramp bay with BEB before engaging
transverse upper couplings and ponton swivel hooks
may cause the bay to fold, and possible injury or death
to personnel may result.
Perform the following procedure to secure the bay once
the bay is unfolded.
a. Position BEB (8) so its push knees (10) contact center of bays outer ponton
(1) from downstream side of bay (9).
b. Connect one bowline (4) to each load receiving pin (2) at downstream side of
c. Pull bowline (4) tight and secure to bow bollard (5) at each side of BEB (8).
Perform steps d and e when water current is greater
than 5 feet/sec (1.5 meters/sec).
d. Connect one steering line (6) to each cleat (3) at downstream side of bay (9).
e. Pull each steering line (6) tight and secure to stern bollard (7) at each side of
SIDE OF BAY