What is the problem with using your boat’s engine to drive it onto a trailer? You may break the winch cable. You may damage the engine. The boat’s forward motion can disconnect the trailer lights.
What is the problem with using your boat’s engine to drive it onto a trailer?
NOTE – While many people drive the boat onto the trailer, it isn’t advised. Using the engine to assist trailering erodes the ramp bed, can lead to debris being sucked into the engine, and can cause an accident! Make sure you drain all water from the boat – the bilge, the live well, the trailer lights, etc.
What is the best way to avoid being run over by your own PWC or motorboat quizlet?
What should a PWC operator do to minimize the risk of accident or injury? Be aware of all traffic in the boating area. Focus only on boats directly ahead. Focus only on the rearview mirror to check for traffic behind.
What is the first thing you should do after receiving a boat onto a trailer?
What is the first thing you should do after retrieving a boat onto a trailer? Pull the trailer well away from the boat ramp.
Which of these anchors is a good choice?
Choose an anchor that fits your boat and the boating conditions. Plow-Style Anchor: This anchor is good for most boats and gets its holding power by plowing into bottom sediment. Fluke-Style Anchor: This anchor (commonly referred to as Danforth) is similar to the plow style but is more lightweight.
What is the purpose of a boat plug?
This is a drain plug. When removed from the bottom of your boat’s transom, water drains out. When inserted in the transom, it prevents water from coming back in.