BRIDGE ERECTION BOAT (BEB)
FORWARD DOCKING AND BERTHING BOAT
COMING INTO BERTH
Avoid running over ropes or lines. Ropes and lines can be
sucked into hydrojets. Failure to comply may result in
damage to hydrojets.
Use following instructions if port side berthing is
planned. For starboard side use opposite controls.
Approach berth against current at slight angle to berth. Position
THROTTLE/TRANSMISSION contols (3) and (4) until engine RPM gauges are
at approximately 1,000.
Decrease engine rpm speed to approximately 1,000.
Pull port and starboard SCOOP REVERSE DEFLECTOR control levers (5)
and (6) back toward neutral until boat is slowly moving ahead.
Move starboard SCOOP REVERSE DEFLECTOR control lever (6) ahead
slightly to swing bow to port.
Move both SCOOP REVERSE DEFLECTOR controls (5) and (6) toward
neutral until boat is slowly moving ahead.
When bow touches berth, move both SCOOP REVERSE DEFLECTOR controls
(5) and (6) to neutral position.