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Complete Your Yacht Safety Checklist Before Leaving the Dock

October 31, 2019

What should you do before launching from a dock? A thorough boat departure checklist can help new boaters and seasoned experts answer this question. Plus, you can ensure a safer ride for everyone by following one of these documents before launch. This yacht pre-launch checklist includes a yacht safety equipment checklist and precautions to take before departure.   Prepare Your Safety Gear Take an inventory of your safety gear and ensure it all works properly. The Coast Guard requires your yacht to carry safety devices such as: - Personal flotation devices - Fire extinguishers - One bell, plus one whistle…
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