Personal Survival Techniques - Survival Craft & Rescue Boat

Personal Survival Techniques
Personal Survival Techniques

Totally enclosed lifeboat meeting application of SOLAS amendments and International Life-saving appliance regulation (LSA) and MSC.81 (70).

Principal dimensions:

Length overall 5.80 m
Breadth overall 2.30 m
Depth 1.20 m
Height max. 3.10 m
Span of hooks 5.30 m
Height of hooks 1.75 m ±
Working load of hook 4,000 kg per hook
Number of person 25
Speed > 6 knots
Boat weight 2,799 kg
Full load weight 4,674 kg
Type of diesel engine Yanmar 380J-3
Engine output 20.6 kW x 2800 rpm
Propeller diameter 400 mm
Spraying pump capacity of 1,200 litres per minute 
Air self-supply system working pressure of 20Mpa per cylinder

This lifeboat is suitable for installation aboard all vessels type when stowed in appropriate davits of approved type.

The davit is manufactured and test under the approval of Classification Society – NK in compliance with the regulation of 1983 & 1996 Amendments to SOLAS, 1974. The inspection and tests of davit appliances are in accordance with the MSC.81 (70).

The davit is manufactured and test under the approval of Classification Society – NK in compliance with the regulation of 1983 & 1996 Amendments to SOLAS, 1974. The inspection and tests of davit appliances are in accordance with the MSC.81 (70).

The davit is a hinged type and it lowers the boat by the help of its own weight (gravity davit). The davit is designed for boarding the boat in stowed position. The boat is turned out and lowered by means of remote control from inside of the boat via wire connection to the brake arm. Alternatively brake can be operated from the deck.

A permanently mounted motor on the winch is used for hoisting the lifeboat with 2 persons and for hoisting the life/rescue boat with 6 persons back to stowed position.

Model Davit LE55-1
Boat winch D48Z life/rescue boat winch
Davit load 5,500 kg max
Winch load 4,800 kg
Motor power 20/7.5 kW (life/rescue)
Motor model YZ-225S-4/16-H

For purpose of realistic training lifeboat platform was constructed with following dimension: 

  • Embarkation deck area - 84m2
  • Deck height above the water - 5.5m
  • Lifeboat height above the water - 7.5m
  • Davit top height above water - 11.0m

Training site is also equipped with:

  • Inflatable Liferafts with hydrostatic release unit - 20 persons capacity.
  • Liferaft Davit crane
  • Two dummy Liferafts with hydrostatic release unit – 20 and 6 persons capacity.
  • Dressing room for training participants
  • Showers and toilets
  • Storage locker for immersion suits, lifejackets and other equipment

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