Powerboater Check List
The weather forecasts and do not go if you are not sure! Thats the first and most important tip in powerboater check list.
The boat buoyancy
The Fuel level on both engine and tank
The engine starts and steers
Transponder is energized.
Also check that you have;
PFD – Personal Flotation Device like life jacket for each person, also floating ring
First aid kit and manual
Knife, big and sharp enough to cut something rolled on to propeller
Anchor, chain and warp
Protective clothing, also you may need swimwear and towel
Second outboard motor or at least pair of paddles.
Bucket, Bailer or bilge pump
Compass, electronic aids including navigation and charts if needed.