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Houseboat INSIDER - the March 2016 highlights
March 27, 2016
Now that spring has arrived (not warm yet in all areas), the majority of you are likely starting to envision getting the boat in order for launching (with friends & family). You all know that safety is always one of my primary concerns, so be sure to check all the critical items like:
Items on the CRITICAL Spring Checklist:
Before going for the "first ride" of the year:Before everyone gets on board and you go for that "first ride" of the year, you want to check things like the VHF radio, anchor & anchor rode, GPS/chartplotter, horns, nav lights, dock lines, heating & cooling system, bilge pumps, ac/dc electrical system, plumbing system, ac/dc electrical system, water heater, generator, fenders, the head, the quality of the fuel, and lastly the whole steering & propulsion system.
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