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These inspections cover the basic safety features and performance of a vessel, from the required safety equipment to the hull condition and engine condition.

15-Point Check for Vessels

Basic Visual Inspection

Approximately 6-8 hours.
  • Horn is functioning correctly

  • Nav and anchor lights – working correctly
  • Electric windlass and anchor roller – check all functions are operating correctly with all safety extras
  • Exhaust hose and water lines – check for wear and cracking
  • Hose clamps – Check for aging and rusting
  • Coast Guard safety equipment – check needed gear quantities and expiry dates
  • Check all through hulls – visual condition with no leaking

  • Inspect shaft seals and rudder seal – for age and wearing
  • Inspect cutlass bearings – age and wearing
  • Zinc – check condition
  • Bilge pumps – check that all are functioning correctly
  • Props and thruster blade check – dings and missing blades
  • Hull condition – blisters, chunking paint

  • Glendinning and shore cable inspection if present
  • VHF radio testing – check all installed VHF radios for send and receive

5-Point Check for Vessels

More In-depth Inspection

Approximately 4-8 hours.
  • Dial indicate shafts – if possible, dial the shafts for any noticeable bend
  • Test all batteries onboard – Get a battery report for all batteries
  • Engines and generator systems visual – fuel, air, water, fluid levels
  • Check all through hulls – check that can be operated and smoothly and safely
  • Emergency Engine shut off check

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