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Protecting Trailered Boats In Winter

November 1, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

Protecting Trailered Water craft

Protecting Trailered Watercraft

1. Purchase & use a hitch lock

2. Store your boat & trailer in a locked storage unit or garage

3. If no such storage is available, place your boat & trailer in back yard

4. If no backyard, park another vehicle in front of trailer & boat

5. If no other vehicle, have trailer hitch face away from the street

6. Remove one trailer wheel or part of tongue/hitch

7. Securely chain/lock boat and trailer to tree or fence post

8. Never leave removable equipment or gear on board

9. Cover the boat

EXTRA PRECAUTIONS:

A.  Properly insure your boat

B.  Have photographs of the boat and an inventory of all non-removable electronics & equipment, with model & serial numbers

C.  Permanently mark or engrave boat, trailer, equipment & electronics with some identifying info like your name and/or your drivers license number

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