All crew,except the assigned operating crew, disembark the lifeboat. The assignedoperating crew fully prepares the lifeboat for free-fall launch and securesthemselves in their seats for the release operation.
The assignedoperating crew activates the release mechanism when instructed by theresponsible person. Ensure that the release mechanism operates satisfactorilyand the lifeboat travels down the ramp to the distance specified in themanufacturer’s instructions.
Recover the lifeboat to its stowed pp, using themeans provided by the manufacturer and ensure that the free-fall releasemechanism is fully and correctly engaged.