FLOTATION DATA

         
Number 09R3332S   MIC: GZZ
Company: NORTHERN WATERS IND LTD   Company Official:
Model Name: """PHANTOM"" 138"" OUTBOARD"   Model Year: 2009
Problem 1: FLOTATION DATA      
Problem 2: CAPACITY DATA      
HIN GZZC0025E909   Case Open Date: 6/2/2009
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 8/8/2013
Units 5   Campaign Open Date
Boat Type 11   Campaign Close Date
Severity:   Last Date: 8/8/2013
Comments:  
(1) 33CFR179.11 THE MANUFACTURER DID NOT HAVE A 1ST PURCHASE LIST FOR FIVE OF THESE MODEL BOATS SOLD TO THE PUBLIC.(2) 33CFR183.35/41 MANUFACTURER DID NOT HAVE CALCULATIONS OR TEST DATA TO SHOW COMPLIANCE WITH COAST GUARD SAFE LOADING CAPACITIES.(3) 33CFR183.201-202 MANUFACTURER DID NOT PRODUCE TEST DATA OR CALCULATIONS TO SUPPORT COMPLIANCE WITH LEVEL FLOTATION AND STABILITY TESTS.SENT FP LETTER 6/17/09, SENT EMAIL IN CONJUNCTION WITH 2007 CASE 7/14/09 JDH. RECD COMPLIANCE ON OLD CASE, WAITING FOR LETTER ON THIS CASE JDH 8/17/09.SENT EMAIL 8/31/09 WITH ORIG. FP LETTER JDH. EMAILED 9/9/09 JDH MNF RESPONDED AND WILL BE SENDING BOAT FOR TESTING. DEALER WHO SOLD ORIGINAL BOATS NOW BANKRUPT SO THEY ARE WORKING ON FIRST PURCHASER LIST.12/17/09 JDH SPOKE TO TOM CARELLI AND THEY ARE LOOKING TO GET THE BOAT UP FOR TESTING AFTER THE NEW YEAR.EMAILED POC FOR UPDATE ON STATUS OF TESTING.2/24/10 JDH SPOKE TO MNF AND HE PLANS TO TEST BOAT IN MAY 2010. SET NEXT DATE ACCORDINGLY.EMAILED MNF 5/20/10 JDH. SPOKE TO MNF 6/8/10 AND BOAT MODEL IS ON HOLD INDEFINITELY. LEFT VM FOR MNF 9/13/10 TO CONFIRM STATUS. LEFT VM FOR MNF JDH 11/10/10, BASED ON 10/26/10 FV, MNF HAS TIL LATE NOV TO GET INFO ON BOAT IN WRITING OR PLANS TO TEST- JDH. EMAILED MNF 1/5/11 JDH. LEFT VM 3/23/11 JDH. SPOKE TO MNF 4/6/11 AND HE IS GOING TO S SANDBERG WITHIN TWO WEEK- JDH. EMAILED TESTING FACILITY 4/20/11 TO SEE IF MNF HAD CONTACTED THEM, NO WORD FROM BTF, MNF NUMBER DISCONN, EMAILED MNF 4/26/11, 5/3/11 JDH. SPOKE TO TOM CARELLI, GOING TO SPEND A MONTH TRYING TO FIND A FIRST PURCHASER JDH. 6/3/11- HAS A BOAT OWNER AND AN INDIV. WHO CAN BRING IT TO TEST IN SOLOMONS. BOAT TESTED 3/2012, FAILED CAPACITIES, NEW LABELS TO BE SENT OUT- MAILED REPORT WITH DNR CUR. 7/19/12 MNF IS GOING TO ATTEMPT TO FIND THE 6 FIRST PURCHASERS, SENDING DNR FORM SHORTLY JDH.Case closed 8/8/13 JDH, based on small number of boats sold, mnf inability to find first purchasers and time and relative low safety risk of difference in test results per Darren Pauly.