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    • Throttle is in the neutral position
    • Battery switch is on and batteries have power
    • Safety lanyard is all the way engaged

    Prepare your vessel well away from the boat ramp
    • Check that all required safety equipment and the vessel’s registration card are on board.
    • Make sure the trailer coupler is connected securely to the ball hitch and unplug the trailer lights.
    • Check the condition of the battery, the motor, and the angle of the drive unit.
    • Make sure both of the vessel’s drain plugs are firmly in place.

    Move the vessel to the boat ramp. Having a lookout or someone in the boat is helpful at this point.

    • Check the drive unit prior to backing down the ramp.
    • Run the exhaust blower, for at least four minutes.
    • Back the trailer down the ramp to the water’s edge. Remove all engine and transom tie-down straps.
    • Back the trailer into the water until the vessel is in sufficient water depth to provide cooling intake with water supply.
    • Unhook the bow winch line, but be sure you have a line to the bow or side cleats to control/handle the boat.

    Start the engine. Once it is running steadily, back the vessel slowly off the trailer.

    Move the vessel out of the way. Secure it to a courtesy dock while you pick up your passengers.

    Quickly and safely move the towing vehicle off of the ramp.

    Ballast makes the boat sit lower in the water causing more water displacement, creating a wave behind the boat. Wakesurf boats have sub floor hard tanks and or ballast bags in compartments of the boat. The ballast fills and empties with water pumps inside of the boat. Another form of ballast are lead bags used to add additional weight to the boat when you are wake surfing with fewer people.
    Yes. If your batteries are left on for long periods of time they can still lose power even if the key is turned off. It is best practice to turn off your batteries when you are not using your boat.
    • Battery switch turned off.
    • Mirror should be folded down and secured in place.
    • Make sure windshield is closed and locked in.
    • Tower is secured in its position.
    • Swivel board racks need to be turned in so they are not sticking out past the width of the boat.
    • Boat cover properly secured.
    • If boat is not being covered then all items in the boat should be stowed away in storage compartments.
    • Secure transom straps, bow strap, and safety strap.

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