This is why you cant launch a life boat on a listing ship…. January 18, 2012 From an unknown passenger One Response jason mccormick April 27, 2012 fare enough. What would you say if i tell you that i think i have an idea of how to stop this from happening? A simple retofited item custom makeable that should fit existing arrangements on most gavity drop davits. I dropped a email to my state safety board and a life boat manufactuer and all the response i get is a deathly sillence, except for mournful call of alonely cricket in the corner. I just wish sombody in marine safety would respond so that i can see if the fixit is as easy as i think it is.