Less than a week until your boat is rented? Here are some tips to make sure you're ready, along with a couple of tips for improving your renter's experience.
▢ Review the weather forecast. One way to improve a renter's experience is to send him or her a note with recommendations on what to wear or bring.
▢ If you're unfamiliar with the area, review the destination and what to expect when you arrive
▢ Review the route you plan to take and establish an ETA
▢ Plan for alternate destinations in case of an emergency
▢ Review your communication plan, including which VHF channel you intend to use
▢ Do a final walkthrough of technical systems
▢ Decide and assign crew roles (if applicable)
▢ Review food and catering plans (if applicable)
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