(b) Place the bottom of your life preserver over the small end of the raft and
push down on the raft end until you can place one knee into the raft. Gripping the
raft boarding handles, pull yourself into the raft.
(c) Turn your back to the small end of the raft and pull the raft under your
buttocks. Gripping the raft sides, push yourself into the raft.
b. Life Raft Survival Instructions.
The life preserver shall b kept inflated and will not be
removed for any reason when aboard a life raft.
(1) After you have boarded the life raft, put out the raft sea anchor to minimize
the drift of the raft. In addition the sea anchor will stabilize the raft and orient the raft
into the waves to prevent the raft from capsizing
(2) If applicable and necessary, prepare to remove the parachute harness by
insuring the survival kit and the life raft are secured to your person and not the