VENTILATION

         
Number 06R1569S   MIC: PJY
Company: THE BARNICLE GROUP LLC   Company Official: RAB
Model Name: 304 INBOARD   Model Year: 2006
Problem 1: VENTILATION      
Problem 2:      
HIN PJY40402F506   Case Open Date: 8/2/2006
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 10/26/2006
Units 3   Campaign Open Date 9/12/2006
Boat Type 12   Campaign Close Date 10/26/2006
Severity: L   Last Date: 9/12/2006
Comments:  
THE INBOARD ENGINE COMPARTMENT NATURAL VENTILATION SYSTEM EXHAUST OPENINGS WERE NOT OF SUFFICIENT SIZE. WITH A NET COMPARTMENT VOLUME OF 96 CU. FT.!@ THE NATURAL VENTILATION SYSTEM SUPPLY AND EXHAUST OPEN AREA MUST BE AT LEAST 14.8 SQ. IN. EACH. THREE INCH EXHAUST DUCTS WERE INSTALLED ON THE PORT AND STARBOARD SIDES!@ WHICH WOULD GIVE AN AGGREGATE AREA OF 14.2 SQ. IN.!@ BUT THE DECORATIVE GRILLS ON THE EXHAUST OPENINGS REDUCED THE OPEN AREA TO A TOTAL OF ONLY 8.0 SQ. IN. THE NATURAL SUPPLY VENTILATION WAS SATISFACTORY. THE FUEL SYSTEM HAD NOT BEEN PRESSURE TESTED. 10/25/06 RECD DOCUMENTATION (DNR AND CUR) INDICATING THAT PARTS AND INSTRUCTIONS HAVE BEEN SENT TO PARTIES INVOLVED OF VENTALATION ISSUE AND PROFILE HAS AGREED TO REIMBURSE PARTIES FOR LABOR. CLOSED.