2002-2008 Four Winns Vista 378 Boat Owners Manual

Do not swim in the vicinity of the exhaust outlet.
Refer to Figure B14.
Figure B11:  Desired air flow through the boat.
Figure B14:  Exhaust Gas Accumulation at Swim Platform
M.  DangerousActivity  - “Teak Surfing”/“Dragging”
Do not  sit on, occupy or  hang on any  stern append-
ages (e.g., swim platforms, boarding ladders, etc.) while
underway. Do not body surf, commonly known as “teak
surfing” or “dragging”, etc. in the wake of the boat. Do
not tow persons in  close proximity to the stern  of the
boat.  See Figure B15.
Figure B12:  The effect of canvas configurations.
Operating a boat at  slow speeds with a following
wind should be avoided. Consider changing direc-
tion, adjusting speed, or both. See Figures B13.
Figure B15:  Exhaust Gas Accumulation - Dangerous Activity
N.   CabinAppliances
Boats having fuel burning appliances in accommodation
areas should be provided with adequate ventilation and
the appliance  should be maintained to  function prop-
Figure B13:  Operating at Slow Speed with Following Wind
Be aware  that cockpit and deck  drains can be  a
source of CO ingress into boats, especially boats
with cockpit or decks enclosed with canvas or per-
O.   Air Conditioning
Lack  of system  maintenance  may cause  CO  to be
brought into the air-conditioned spaces by the air con-
manent boat structures.
Please   refer    to  the   air   conditioner
L.   Accumulation of Exhaust Gases-Swim Platform
manufacturer’s literature for additional information.
When the propulsion engine(s) or generator is running,
CO is produced and may  remain in the vicinity of the
exhaust outlet  (including underwater exhaust  outlets
such as sterndrives and outboards):
Ventilation   of  Accommodation   (Occupied)
Accommodation spaces need to be ventilated to intro-
duce fresh air into the spaces. Ventilation methods (e.g.
windows, hatches, doors, and blowers) used to accom-
plish this may,  under certain conditions, bring hazard-
ous levels of CO into the occupied spaces. Care should
be taken to be aware of all  prevailing conditions when
using these ventilating methods.
Do not occupy  aft lounging area(s) or  swim plat-
Do not swim under or around swim platform.
378 Vista™ Owner’s Manual
Section B
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great very informative. should not have to fill this out for a manule though

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