Using the sponge provided in the survival kit, bail out water
trapped in the raft interior.
For extended survival situations the parachute harness may
be removed for comfort. Retain the harness, it may prove useful
Remove the vest and harness and put on the vest with LPU's.
Transfer the raft retaining line attachment to the vest. Always keep the
vest on and at least one life preserver cell inflated.
Check the pressure of the raft. If it is necessary to increase
the pressure, open the locking nuts of the oral valve and blow through
the mouth tube.
After securing the raft position, keep the life preserver
on; make sure that the raft retaining line is attached to
your person and the survival kit is secured to the raft
so it cannot drift out of reach if raft capsizes.