Boat Safety Gear Checklist

Boat Safety Gear Checklist – before you head out make sure you are setup and all safety options are covered.Boat Safety Gear Checklist

Make sure you first meet your boat safety requirements for your state where you will be boating.

Check and make sure you have the correct boat registration stickers installed on your boat.

Other things to consider inlcude:

  • Flares
  • GPS EPIRB
  • Being weather wise
  • Official charts for where you are boating
  • Fixed Dome Liquid Compass
  • Paddles
  • Max Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Bucket with lanyard
  • A torch with fresh batteries that’s waterproof
  • A small mirror (for emergency used as reflecting light towards air craft)
  • Decent Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid kit
  • Tow Rope
  • Tell someone about your trip and time back
  • Good supply of water
  • Tinned food and packet of chips
  • Satellite Phone (optional)
  • Spare fresh fuel
  • Knife
  • Basic Tool Kit
  • Sunscreen & Hat
  • Spare boat key with your car keys

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