LEVEL FLOTATION

         
Number 11P052S   MIC: HBH
Company: HELLS BAY BOATWORKS INC   Company Official: PLC
Model Name: GLADES SKIFF TILLER   Model Year: 2011
Problem 1: LEVEL FLOTATION      
Problem 2:      
HIN HBH10182C011   Case Open Date: 9/18/2011
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date:
Units 3   Campaign Open Date 12/4/2013
Boat Type 11   Campaign Close Date 12/23/2014
Severity: H   Last Date: 12/23/2014
Comments:  
PURCHASED BOAT- FAILED: Floatation Test For Persons!@ Stability Test (Port & Starb)SENT TEST RESULTS!@ DNR!@ CUR TO MNF 9/18/11 JDH. MNF DOESNT DISPUTE THE RESULTS!@ THEY QUESTION THE PLACEMENT OF THE BATTERY. BRINGING A SECOND BOAT UP TO THE FACILITY. MNF SHCEDULED TESTING OF TWO BOATS (ONE OF WHICH IS THE TEST BOAT) IN LATE NOV AT RBTF. BOAT PASSED RE-TEST!@ EMAILED MNF 2/6/12 JDH FOR UPDATE ON DNR. MNF EMAILED AND CALLED IN!@ HAS ALL THE INFO NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE DNR FORM- SHOULD BE SENDING SOON - 2/8/12 JDH.053112 PLC - CONTACTED MNF TO INFORM THAT 11P052R1 WAS NOT SATISFACTORY. EVEN THOUGH IT PASSED THE TESTS!@ THE REPAIR INTERFERES W/ THE WIRING. MNF WILL CONTACT SOLOMONS TO EFFECT A NEW REPAIR!@ THEN CONDUCT 11P052R2. INFORMED MNF THAT PROPOSED LETTER EMPHASIZED ONLY ON CORRECTING BATTERY PLACEMENT!@ WHICH MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENT. EMAILED MNF 7/12/12 JDH FOR UPDATE. BOAT BEING TESTED AT SOLOMONS AND PICKED UP FOR TEST NEXT WEEK JDH 7/19/12. Emailed strong reminder to mnf 8/14/13 JDH. Left VM 11/8/13 JK. Emailed mnf 11/12/13.111213 PLC - CONTACTED MR PETERSON!@ WHO AGREED TO SUBMIT CONSUMER LETTER!@ DNR. MNF CLAIMS THAT PROBABLY ONLY A SMALL % OF EXISTING BOATS WILL NEED REPAIR AS THE DEFECT IN THE TEST BOAT IS UNIQUE.120413 - RCVD DNR. Emailed mnf 1/31/14 JK. MNF stated he will email in CUR in a few days 3/19/14 JK. MNF submitted CUR on 3/23 JK. Called and left VM and sent email for CUR 7-9-14 JK. Called and left VM 7/24/14 JK. MNF submitted CUR 7/14/14 JK.072914 PLC - CUR2!@ 2 UC. Called and POC (Chris) is out of the office for a week!@ left VM 10/29/14 JK. Spoke with mnf and he will submit CUR!@ sent email 12/12/14 JK.122314 PLC - CUR3!@ 2 UC. MNF REQ CLOSURE; 2 UC OUT OF 3. CAMP CLOSED.