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Type: Media: Document

Small Boat Operator candidates must complete a Personnel Qualifications Standards checklist for each type of mission they will perform, and for each specific small boat they will operate. 

Type: Media: Document

Use this form as guidance to complete weight testing of shipboard cranes used to hoist small boats that contain personnel. It works in conjunction with OMAO Weight Testing Guidance memo.

Type: Media: Document

Use this form to request a NOAA small boat hull registration number, or update information on a currently registered small boat.

Type: Media: Document

This form is intended to provide general guidance to assist in developing a Baseline Assessement and Small Boat Operations Manual.

January 3, 2014
Type: Media: Document

The OMAO Weight Testing Guidance contains safety policy to be used when hoisting small boats containing personnel using shipboard cranes.

May 13, 2015
Type: Media: Document

The NOAA Small Boat Safety Board Charter establishes the roles and responsibilities of the Small Boat Safety Board.

January 1, 2015
Type: Media: Article


May 5, 2015
Type: Media: Article

On 29 April 2015, while changing operators, the boat drifted out of the channel and over a rock jetty.

Small Boat Program Organizational Chart
December 2, 2015
Type: Media: Image

Small Boat Program Organizational Chart

A NOAA small boat collecting data in New York Harbor
November 1, 2012
Type: Media: Image

A launch from NOAA Ship Thomas Jefferson heads out to a post-Sandy survey for sunken debris in New York harbor.

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