46 CFR 160.135-21 - Operation and maintenance instructions.
(a) Each lifeboat must have operation and maintenance instructions that -
(1) Follow the general format and content specified in MSC.1 Circ. 1205 (incorporated by reference, see § 160.135-5 of this subpart); and
(2) Include a checklist for use in monthly, external visual inspections of the lifeboat.