Spring is here, and if you have a boat that you’re ready to start-up and take out on the water, there are some important things you need to check first. Follow this checklist to make sure your boat is ready to set sail.
Check for any leaks or damage to all parts of your fuel system, particularly hoses. Signs of damaged fuel hoses include cracking, brittleness or softness. Make sure clamps are properly secured, and if anything is damaged, replace it immediately.
Propellers and Hulls
Propellers can get dings, cracks or other defects that can cause damage to your drive train. Inspect your propellers for any of these signs and make sure it is properly secured. While you’re cleaning the hull, look for any cracks or blistering.
Inspect your electrical system to make sure everything is connected correctly and tightly. If you see any corrosion, that is a huge sign ...