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Vessel Inspection Bulletin 05-10 discusses Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) self-inflating mechanism safety pins.

Research Vessel Shearwater
December 22, 2015
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NOAA National Marine Sanctuaries Research Vessel Shearwater.

Type: Media: Document

An template for a boat-specific Small Boat Operations Manual (SBOM).

Type: Media: Document

Template that can be used as Log Book aboard Small Boats

Type: Media: Document

Guidance for NOAA Operators who conduct over-the-side operations on small boats.

Type: Media: Document

Safety considerations NOAA Operators should consider when working nearshore, especially within 1 mile of a high energy surf zone.

Type: Media: Document

A guide to the color code used for electrical wires in the United States.

Type: Media: Document

A table showing AWG conductor size vs allowed amperage at temperature.

Type: Media: Document

There are no “maintenance free” metallic fuel tanks. This document is a primer on why all tanks need periodic inspection. Excerpted from USCG Boating Safety Circular 79

Type: Media: Document

Galvanic corrosion occurs when dissimilar metals are in physical contact. This document is a primer on why galvanism occurs, and how to watch out for corrosion.

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