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Fuel Fittings, Valves & Cocks

Boat Safety Scheme - Fuel Fittings, Valves & Cocks Are all fuel line connections of the correct type and free of signs of leaks? - Fuel line connections must be screwed, compression, cone, brazed or flanged. - Fuel hose connections must be either pre‐made end fittings on hose assemblies or hose clips/clamps onto hose nozzles or formed pipe‐ends. - Fuel line connections must be free of signs of leaks, signs of damage or deterioration. Are all fuel line connections, cocks, valves, fittings and other components secure? - Fuel line connections, cocks, valves, fittings and other components must not move under light manual force. Are all fuel shut‐off valves or cocks, or their means of operation, in a readily accessible position? - Fuel shut‐off valves or cocks, or their means of operation, must be installed in a readily accessible position. Are all fuel shut‐off valves or cocks, or their means of operation, in open view or their location clearly marked? - Fuel shut‐off valves or cocks, or the means to operate them, must be in open view with all removable lids, deck boards, curtains, doors etc. in place; or have their location clearly marked in open view. Are fuel hose connections made with hose clips or clamps effective and in good condition? - Fuel hose connections made with hose clips or clamps must: be suitably sized, that is, not so oversized that the band forms an elliptical shape or so undersized that no tightness is achieved; and be appropriately tight, that is, not so loose that the connection can be pulled forward or back under light manual force, nor so tight that the hose is excessively pinched; and show no signs of damage or deterioration at the clip or clamp; and show no signs of damage or deterioration at the hose caused by the clips or clamps.

Boat Safety Scheme - Fuel Fittings, Valves & Cocks Are all fuel line connections of the correct type and free of signs of leaks? - Fuel line connections must be screwed, compression, cone, brazed or flanged. - Fuel hose connections must be either pre‐made end fittings on hose assemblies or hose clips/clamps onto hose nozzles or formed pipe‐ends. - Fuel line connections must be free of signs of leaks,...

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