1.1. First Aid Kit - Onboard vessel and secured into storage
1.2. Life Jackets for all passengers - Whistle and Strobes attached?
1.3. Flashlight - Confirm working?
1.4. Do you have a knife Onboard?
1.5. Do you have adequate fresh drinking water for all persons and pets onboard for trip?
1.6. Do you have a paddle or oar in the event of an engine failure?
1.7. Is anchor securely stowed in storage compartment? Good condition (rope/chain)?
1.8. Is fire extinguisher onboard and securely fastened?
1.9. Marine VHF portable radio onboard working and fully charged?
1.10. GPS functioning / Compass functioning / Maps and charts of area?
1.11. Tool kit onboard and stowed? Crescent wrench, screwdrivers, pliers, spark plugs.
2.1. Visual inspection of hull for cracks or signs of damage?
2.2. Visually inspect engine propellor (cracks, chips, damage, loose)?
2.3. Do you have key to boat, check that floatations keychain is attached?
2.4. Check horn / Lights / Battery Level / Steering ?
2.5. Has MAIN fuel tank been topped up to FULL?
Fuel: Use old rule of thumb; Use 1/3rd of fuel in your tank to get there, 1/3rd to get back to boat launch area, and last 1/3rd as an Emergency Back Up.
2.6. Has AUXILIARY fuel tank been topped up to FULL?
2.7. Check Oil. Is oil level within safe operating level?
2.8. Check all hoses and lines for leaks or cracks and replace If necessary?
2.9. Check battery charge, is battery fully charged?
2.10. Is usable load distribute equally within the vessel and secured?
2.11. *** Is hull drain plug in and secure?
3.1. Has recent weather forecast been checked for area?
3.2. Are there any weather warnings expected during anticipated trip?
4.1. Do you have Vessel Registration and Owners Documents onboard?
4.2. Do you have a copy of Insurance Documents onboard?
4.3. Boating Licenses "Pleasure Craft Operator Cards" - must accompany operators?
Have all passengers been briefed on location of "Emergency Supplies"?
Are all passengers wearing an approved PFD?
Instruct all passengers on location of VHF Emergency Radio and it's operation - "Channel 16 Emergency"
Our vessel is a 2014 Bayliner Element
Length Overall: 16'2"
Weight: 1570 ibs
Fuel Capacity: 45.42 liters
People Capacity: 6
Engine: 60 hp Four Stroke Mercury "Bigfoot" outboard
* 500-gph Bilge Pump
Owner / Operators: Bradley A.Sweet & Joanne Sweet
Address: 23810 Maple Ridge, British Columbia Canada, V2W 1B5
Telephone: (604) 476-0863 home / Bradley cell (778) 242-0862 / Joanne cell (604) 317-0996
Type of VHF Radio on board:
Type of "Safety Equipment" carried:
- Alouette-Golden Ears Park
- Cultus Lake Boat Launch
- Chilliwack Lake Boat Launch
- Harrison Lake Boat Launch
- Pitt Meadows Boat Club Marina
- Stave Lake Boat Launch
Enter any corrective actions that will be undertaken