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Safe Loading - testing For Capacity

How to test a boat to determine safe load and number of passengers.

The slide show depicts how a boat is tested for maximum weight capacity. These were taken at the US Coast Guard's testing facility in Solomon's Island Maryland during a training session for Coast Guard employees, the contractor that performs the testing, and the contractor that conducts visits to boat manufacturers.

 

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