COMMISSIONING THOUGHTS

- Ensure all seacocks are closed prior to launch.

- Check security and clamping of all hoses.

- Check stuffing box for leaks immediately after launch.

- Remember to close the engine block drains prior to starting engine.

- Check security and condition of all engine belts, hoses and wiring.

- Check the engine oil prior to engine start.

- Check engine coolant level (fresh water cooled engines) before start.

- Open engine seawater intake seacock before engine start.

- Open engine exhaust seacock before engine start.

- Ensure exhaust cooling water is evident immediately after start.

- Have plenty of docklines rigged before entering slip.

- Have a lot of fun during this sailing season.