CHECKLISTS FOR MOTOR BOATS OF ANY KIND
The suggested checklist below should be modified
to suit your own craft.
However the items shown here should be the minimum for any checklist.
Put it in a waterproof holder and USE IT.
Before StartGas Cylinder(s) Master OFF
Battery Master Switches ON (NEVER TURN OFF WHEN ENGINE IS RUNNING)
Check Lazaret bilges for water
Run Blower Fan for 30 secs Check Gas Detector is GREEN
Check Engine bilges
Check Engine oil, water, fuel filter and belts
C heck engine cooling water intake filter
Test low oil pressure warning
Confirm sufficient fuel + reserve for estimated cruise.
After Start & Running
Check oil pressure rising on start up
After Final ShutdownSecure the mooring lines
All hatches closed (cabin and saloon)
All loose items stowed
Turn Gas / Fridge / Sounder / Radio - OFF
Battery Master Switches OFF
Secure the boat