Inflation of Life Raft.

Life Raft Inflation

This video was taken at IMU Chennai Campus on 11th June 2019.
A lifeboat or life raft is a small, rigid or inflatable boat carried for emergency evacuation in the event of a disaster aboard a ship. Lifeboat drills are required by law on larger commercial ships. Rafts are also used. In the military, a lifeboat may double as a whaleboat, dinghy, or gig.

To inflate the Life Raft

Tie up the one end of the painter of raft into a strong point at the deck. Keep the container in the open and attach the davit hook to the given eye in the canister/ container. Take up the raft load by davit and keep the container hanging at the embarkation deck area. Pull the painter and inflate the raft.

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