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Old 17 December 2009, 06:08   #11
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My understanding is the Atlantics 75/85 fall under B

D Class fall under C/D?

This is still all draft though, but if it come in, any new boat built within 5 years of the implementation date must meet the specification.

There is a lot of "should" or "could" statements, very sparce on the "Must".
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My understanding is the Atlantics 75/85 fall under B

D Class fall under C/D?

This is still all draft though, but if it come in, any new boat built within 5 years of the implementation date must meet the specification.

There is a lot of "should" or "could" statements, very sparce on the "Must".
Is there a copy online?
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Not that I know of,

I'm sure there is one somewhere.

Got mine from the MCGA.

I can ping you a copy of it.
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I had a copy of an old one which sounds similar but it wasn't rescue specific?
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This was last updated start of 2009 i think and is entitled

"THE CODE OF PRACTICE FOR OPEN RESCUE BOATS (< 15m)"

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Right then Ribmen and Ribettes,

Investigating propulsion systems and would like to know what you all believe is the best
Value For Money Jet Drives that can be powered in a dual operation set up by independent 250bhp inboards.

Want to know about ALL drives, not just the well known.

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Jet drives will be always more expensive then stern drives especially if you also require a gearbox.

we have fitted many twin diesel jet drives (QSD 4.2 270 + ZF gearbox + HJ 241)
Both alternatives are good but final choice will depend on requirement / application. For SAR the preference is jets and for speed for sure stern drives
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My understanding is the Atlantics 75/85 fall under B

D Class fall under C/D?
looking at the old code of practise 2004 part operational catagary limits . B is 4 metres high waves , C is waves up to 2 meters high and D is up to 0.5 meters high or have i misread it ,doesent seem a lot to say most D class launches will be in conditions more than that
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It's a bit confuddlin'

Respectively, straight from the coding

Operational Limit Category: A B C D
Significant wave height maximum (m) 7 4 2 0.3
Beaufort wind force maximum 10 8 6 4

So,

We have:
Castoldis,
Hamiltons,
what others? got a brief summary for each?

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Not that I know of,

I'm sure there is one somewhere.

Got mine from the MCGA.

I can ping you a copy of it.
Not sure if this is the most up to date? http://www.mcga.gov.uk/c4mca/rescue_....02.08_1-4.pdf

Beacuse that doesn't say prop guards must be fitted at all. It says should be fitted where the circumstances (risk assement) require it, and specifically in shallow water (which from where else they use that phrase I assume they mean beach lifeguard type work)
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Aye,

That's what I was assuming re prop guards, for C - D

And even then its "should" rather than "must".

I have been paying more attention to Jet Drives rather than props.
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