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Daily maintenance of yachts

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1. Cleaning and care:

Regular cleaning of yachts is a simple and important method of yacht maintenance. Daily cleaning can not only keep the yacht clean and beautiful, but also reduce the long-term wear and marks on the surface of the yacht. Above the waterline, you can use waxing to maintain the yacht, while below the waterline, you need antifouling paint. When cleaning the yacht, consider not polluting the water as much as possible.  


2. Correct mooring:

Many of the scratches on the surface of the hull are not produced during the use of the ship, but are worn on the dock. Therefore, it is very important to properly dock at the dock and the appropriate cable tension.


3. Checklist:

When maintaining a yacht, many details are difficult to remember. The best way is to list all the items that will be maintained separately. During maintenance, you can easily carry out the maintenance of the machine to the winter maintenance of the yacht by referring to the list.


4. Battery maintenance:

It depends on the type of battery used in your boat. For conventional lead-acid batteries, you need to check the battery level of the livestock battery frequently. It is best to keep your battery away from dust and moisture.


5. Bilge pump:

Another important aspect of yacht maintenance is to ensure that your bilge pump is working properly. Perhaps because of the abnormal operation of the bilge pump, the failure to discharge the bilge water in time will cause a shipwreck accident. If you need to use a pump, you also need to make sure that your battery system contains enough power to support a pump that has been running for a long time.


6. Maintenance of yacht engine:

Regardless of whether it is an inboard or outboard engine, the following methods are effective. Be sure to flush your engine every time you go out and check your fuel tank for rust, damage or corrosion of the fuel line. To check the oil level. Finally, check whether the cooling meter of the engine is working properly.