Secure Tow Line (Contd)
Ensure towed object is approximately 50 ft (15 m) behind
tow boat. Failure to comply may result in damage to
Place towline (1) on tow hook (2).
Before towing, move tow boat forward slowly to remove slack from towline.
Detach Tow Line
Operator will position scoop reverse deflector controls in neutral position. Refer
Remove towline (1) from tow hook (2).
Quick Release of Dangerous Load
Ensure all personnel are clear of lines before pulling tow
hook release line. Failure to comply may result in injury
or death to personnel.
Manually pull towing hook release line (5) connected to quick-release boss (4).
If quick-release pin (3) does not release tow hook (2), forcefully pull towing
hook release line (4) again.
Confirm that towline (1) has released from tow hook (2). If tow hook (2) will not
release, cut towline (1).
Raise tow hook (2) upward until engaged with quick-release pin (3).
Remove towing hook release line (5) from boss (4).