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1 United States Power Squadrons ® B Built in Fuel System

2 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B Before Fueling  Fuel in daylight when possible  Tie boat securely to dock  Put out all flames; no smoking  Shut off engines/electrical equipment  Close doors, hatches, portholes  Have fire extinguisher close at hand  Have all passengers leave the boat

3 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B While Fueling  Keep nozzle in contact with filler pipe  Estimate fuel needed  Fill only 95% full

4 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B After Fueling  Close filler pipe opening  Wipe up any spillage - leave wipers on shore  Open all portholes, doors, hatches  Check fuel lines, tanks, and filters for leaks  Turn on bilge blower, if so equipped  Sniff bilge for vapors - run blower until you are sure there are no fumes

5 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B Vessel Required Equipment  Checklist  Operators license and/or certificate  Boat registration/documentation  Life preserver for each person  Throwable flotation aid, if required  Fire extinguisher, if required  Visual distress signals, if required  Horn and/or bell

6 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B Additional Recommended Equipment

7 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B Typical Coast Guard Capacity Placard

8 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B Trimming the Boat Down by the bow Down by the stern Correctly trimmed

9 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B Departure Check List  Disconnect all shore utility lines  Check for nearby boats, persons in water  Release dock lines  Proceed slowly under minimum power  Take in fenders

10 United States Power Squadrons ® BS B Getting Underway Wind From Ahead Or Off The Pier

11 United States Power Squadrons ® B B Getting Underway Wind From Astern WIND

12 United States Power Squadrons ® B B Getting Underway Wind Toward The Pier

13 United States Power Squadrons ® B Train an Alternate Skipper  To stop the engine/drop the sails  To use the radio in an emergency and if possible  To anchor the boat  To return the boat to its mooring


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