TITLE

Yamaha F40 adds to "fire power."

PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Ausmarine;Dec2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a Yamaha F40 with advanced EFI induction system, the second quick response boat of the Metropolitan Fire and Emergency Service Board (MFB) of Melbourne, Australia. It explains the range of situations that may be served by the fire boat, such as small fires in the timber piles that support the docks. The features necessary for it to function in its role are presented including instant start-up with plenty of power from a cold start, a propeller guard, a foam filled hull, a petrol driven fire pump, and a flushing attachment.
ACCESSION #
56949631

 

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