For many people, summer is the best part of the year and there are so many things that you can do to have fun. A really popular way to have fun throughout the summer is with a boat, especially if you live near a body of water such as a lake or the ocean. With the weather heating up and the days getting longer, you probably cannot wait to actually get out on the water this summer. Before you do, though, there are a few things you should do to your boat to make sure it is as ready for all the fun as you are. Use these tips to get started.
- Get a tune up for your boat. You should make it a habit to get a tune up every single year on your boat and this is the perfect time of year to do it so you always remember.
- Since you likely did not get your boat out at all in the winter, you will want to check your battery to make sure it is still strong. If it isn’t, make sure you get a new one so you can actually get on the water.
- De-winterize your boat. If you winterized it before the cold weather, be sure to de-winterize it for the summer.
- Make sure you have life jackets and a working fire extinguisher on board just in case you need it.
Even by doing all of these things, if you do not have a good boat insurance policy for your protection, then you are still not ready to get out on the water. Contact us at Front Range Insurance Services today for take a look at some options for you or even take a look at your current policy.