2001 Four Winns Funship 214 234 264 Boat Owners Manual

Throw some floating object overboard immediately.
Keep your required Type IV PFD accessible at all
times for such an emergency.
2.   If the fire is small, attempt to put it out with your fire
extinguisher. If the  fire is in  the engine compart-
ment, turn off the bilge blower. Do not open the en-
gine compartment. This  feeds oxygen to the  fire
and may cause it to flare up.
Keep the person in the water in sight at all times.
Have a passenger do nothing but watch the person.
Do not go  into the water  to help the victim.  One
person in the water is enough trouble.
If the  fire gets out  of control, execute  a distress
signal and call for help if equipped with a ship-to-
shore radio.
Circle around quickly, approaching into the wind and
waves. When the person is alongside, put the en-
gine in neutral and throw them a Type IV PFD with
a line attached  or extend a  paddle or boat hook
within his/her reach.
4.   Allpersonsaboardshouldjumpoverboardandswim
a safe distance away from the flames.
IMPORTANT: All persons aboard should know the lo-
cation and proper operation of the fire extinguishers.
E.   Collision
If a serious collision occurs, you should first check the
condition of all passengers aboard, then inspect your
boat to determine the extent of damage.
Use only approved marine cooking and heating sys-
Make sure  all persons aboard  are wearing their
Open flames demand constant attention.
Keep flammable materials in approved containers
in a overboard vented locker sealed from the interior
of the boat.
If you need help and your boat has a ship-to-shore
nel 16) or other rescue authorities immediately.
Ensure ventilation systems are unobstructed.
Remove mooring covers before starting engine.
Check the bilge for fuel leaks.
Prepare to assist the other vessel unless your pas-
sengers and/or boat are in danger.
If the bow of the other boat penetrated your boat’s
hull, prepare to block the opening once the boats
are separated.
Extinguish smoking materials carefully.
Shore up the hole with a spare PFD or bunk cush-
ion from your boat.
Use special care with flame or high temperatures
around urethane foam.
While blocking the hole, trim the  boat so that the
hole is out of the water.
Check cleaning products for flammability.
Ventilate when cleaning or painting.
F.   Fire
Disconnect electrical system from its power source
before performing maintenance.
Most fires are caused by electrical problems or  care-
less fueling practices.  A fire on board  your boat is  a
serious emergency. You  must work quickly to  imple-
ment safety procedures. If a fire  occurs, immediately
stop the engine.
Replace breaker or fuse with same amperage de-
Electrical appliances must be within rated amper-
age of boat circuits. Observe the boat carefully while
the electrical system is being energized.
Make sure  all persons aboard  are wearing their
Funship™ Owner’s  Manual
Section T
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