Boat Maintenance check-list

Meticulous boat maintenance is essential for long-term trouble-free sailing and top performance. It’s important to follow a boat maintenance check list for the routine maintenance work when the boat is in the shipyard to decide which jobs have priority and any that aren’t essential; correct work “economy” first and foremost should indicate refitting, correct engine and plant maintenance especially for the parts in contact with seawater; a thorough check-up to guarantee boat and passenger safety.

 

OUTSIDE THE BOAT:

  • cleaning and washing outside surfaces with specific products
  • if necessary polishing hull and superstructure, deckhouse and cockpit to protect the underlying surface
  • removing salt deposits and polishing steel parts with specific products
  • teak maintenance and checking paintwork on wooden parts
  • checking mast and rigging
  • cleaning sails and checking stitching

 

INSIDE THE BOAT:

  • periodical battery charging
  • periodic operation of seawater plants
  • periodic operation of electrical power systems
  • antioxidant applied to electrical contacts
  • interior sterilized with ozone treatment to eliminate mould, bacteria and bad smells
  • interior kept ventilated and free of humidity

 

KEEP AN EYE ON YOUR HULL! :

  • high-pressure washing and hull check
  • hull in good condition: light sanding of current paintwork to prepare surface for new antifouling protection;
  • hull with osmosis: deep sanding to remove the layers affected by osmosis, drying hull with UV lamps, priming, application of new antifouling protection;
  • replacing zinc-plated parts
  • checking and cleaning sea cocks

 

INBOARD AND Z-DRIVE ENGINES:

  • Engines washed with fresh water and suitable products before wintering;
  • Motor serviced as indicated in manual;

 

OUTBOARD ENGINE

  • Engine washed with fresh water and suitable products before wintering;
  • Motor serviced as indicated in manual;

For information, contact:

Offices: 08:00 /12:30  –  13:30 /17:30

t. +39 0187 733907
Cell. Uff. 333 7621993
f.+39 0187 1864958

info@cantieremirabello.it

Cell. 335 1397021 – 335 1397024 – 335 1397025

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