In general, any boat inspection should include an in-depth examination of the following:
An out-of-water inspection is also beneficial to check for any hull irregularities. Additionally, if you are buying a pre-owned boat, you'll want to check for floor rot, mildew, number of boat hours logged maintenance and storage history.
A general rule of thumb is that if you can use it, you should test it. If you're going to a buy a boat, you owe it to yourself to turn on those lights, test the heater, uncoil the ropes, open the hatch, check the steering, and raise the sails!
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