Partial List of Items Inspected
  • Test all Exterior Lights
  • Fuel system
  • Fresh water system
  • Generator
  • Electrical
  • Batteries
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigeration
  • Head and waste system
  • Cooking facilities
  • Display of Numbers
  • Registration/Documentation
  • Personal Flotation Devices (PFD)
  • Visual Distress Signals (VDS)
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Ventilation
  • Backfire Flame Control
  • Sound Producing Devices/Bell
  • Navigation Lights
  • Pollution Placard
  • MARPOL Trash Placard
  • Marine Sanitation Devices
  • Navigation Rules
  • State and/or Local Requirements
  • Overall Vessel Condition: as applies
  • Deck Free of Hazards / Clean Bilge
  • Electrical - Fuel Systems
  • Galley - Heating Systems
  • TROUGH-HULLS:
  • Seacocks frozen?
  • Wooden bungs present?
  • Hoses/Clamps cracked, corroded, broken?
  • BILGE PUMPS:
  • Operable?
  • STEERING SYSTEM:
  • Emergency system present?
  • Metal shaving near gears?
  • Cable condition, clamps, sheaves?
  • RIGGING:
  • Cracks, dents, corrosion?
  • Shackles, screws, turnbuckles, pins?
  • ENGINE/SHAFT:
  • Missing bolts?
  • Evidence of leaks?
  • Hose/clamp condition?
  • Belt wear?
  • Oil & water condition?
  • Engine temperature?
  • Engine vibrations?
  • Engine leaks while running?
  • Gauges "normal" levels? (mark)
  • Sea strainer condition? (clean)
  • RUNNING LIGHTS?
  • BATTERY CHECK:
  • Charged?
  • Adequately securred?
  • Ventilated?
  • ELECTRONICS:
  • Radio transmition & reception test?
  • Loran test (way-points?)
  • Fathometer test (accuracy?)
  • GROUND TACKLE:
  • Chain?
  • Rode condition? (length ___________)
  • SAFETY EQUIPMENT:
  • Life-ring, line condition?
  • Life preservers?
  • Fire extinguishers? proper type?
  • Flares?
  • First aid kit?
  • Sound producing device
  • Flashlights?
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Private sellers get your money and then you're left to fix anything that goes wrong.

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