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Refueling

RE=FUELING - Just before heading out the operator of the pleasure craft should fuel up.

The following procedures should be used to fuel;

  • dock the craft;
  • ensure all persons not involved in the fueling are ashore;
  • do not smoke in the fueling area;
  • shut down all engines;
  • extinguish all open flames;
  • switch off all electrical equipment;
  • close all doors, windows and ports;
  • move portable tanks ashore;
  • ground nozzle against filler pipe;
  • do not over fill tank to prevent overflow;
  • clean up spillage;
  • activate ventilation in engine compartment for four minutes by the exhaust fan before 
  • the ignition is switched on;
  • check for fuel vapor odors.
     

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