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Tempest 36RHIB ? Wing Hybrid Collar system with  eld interchangeability Built by Tampa Yacht Manufacturing, (TYM), the 36RHIB is the general purpose conÞ guration of their ver- satile 36 foot platform; a proven design. Additional conÞ g-urations of the 36RHIB include an Aft Helm ConÞ gured Fast Boarding Craft, as well as an Air Droppable variant. The FPC offers enhanced open water performance with a robust propulsion package, and includes key elements to facilitate mother ship interface. The 36RHIB is designed and built to IACS standards for Fast Patrol Vessels. The vessel also incorporates employs the Wing Collar Assembly for itÕs around the boatÕs perimeter for impact re- sistance and deß ection during close-quarter maneuvering and shouldering other vessels. As a universal and adaptable hybrid collar this assembly offers many of the advantages of the fully inß ated collars without some of the disadvan- tages. The shape and size of the collar is established primar- ily by the closed cell polyethylene foam core that makes the collar robust, shock absorbing and non-collapsible. Its WORKBOAT DESIGN Tampa Yacht Manufacturing Tampa Yacht Manufacturing Introduces New Twists to Old Concepts Introduces New Twists to Old Concepts In-House Design Changes are no problem at Tampa Yacht Manufacturing. Whether of internal design and manufacture or tweaking of standard, commercially avail- able off-the-shelf marine equipment, TYM went the extra yard for its customers. By Joseph Keefe 46 MNOctober 2013MN October2013 Layout 32-49.indd 46MN October2013 Layout 32-49.indd 469/30/2013 11:34:25 AM9/30/2013 11:34:25 AM

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