2-17. CALM OR FAST WATER BRIDGE BAY RETRIEVAL (continued).
w. Position HIGH IDLE switch (18) to ON.
x. Position MAIN FRAME switch (21) to LOAD and release when cable slack has been removed.
Make sure bridge bay is clear of boat crew personnel and obstructions before
winching in bridge bay. Being caught between Transporter and bridge bay could
result in death or injury to personnel or damage to equipment. Make sure crewman
is safely off bridge bay before lifting.
During bridge bay recovery in fast moving water or strong crosswinds, it may be
necessary to position a boat with the push knees against the downstream bow to keep
bridge bay aligned with Transporter.
Position WINCH switch (22) to IN.
Steadily winch in cable as bridge bay folds and automatically latches.
aa. Release WINCH switch (22) when cable hook holder is in saddle.