SLIPPING ASSIGNMENT:

1 Explain the causes of deterioration of timber hulls and structures.

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2††††††††† Explain the cause of corrosion in metal hulls and structures.

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3††††††††† List the precautions to be taken to preserve timber

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4††††††††† Describe two ways of preventing corrosion of metal hulls.

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5††††††††† Describe how a vessel is docked when using

††††††††††††† a) a slipway††††† and

††††††††††††† b) a travel lift

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6††††††††† List all undocking checks that you will make prior to returning a vessel to the water.

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††††††††††††† Prepare a slipping/docking program including

        A list of maintenance, survey and repair items to be carried out.

        Preparation for slipping/docking.

        Precautions to be taken during docking, in the dock, and during undocking.

Note:††††† Unless your vessel is actually scheduled to slip or drydock and you are able to obtain relevant information from the Dock Authorities, you can address this assignment in general terms.

††††††††††††††††††††††† Submit the assignment to your facilitator for feedback.

8††††††††† Explain the purpose of initial and periodic surveys.

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9††††††††† Prepare a list of items that are surveyed during a vesselís annual survey.

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