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Little Falmouth Yacht Yard

Flushing, Falmouth

Cornwall, TR11 5TJ

Recommissioning an engine before launch

Marine engineer Falmouth

After a long winter we're recommissioning engines ready for launch for the season.

To recommission the engine ready for the start of the sailing season we:

* Remove the exhaust bung

* Replace all parts removed

* Run up the engine for 20 minutes

* Check systems

* Remove the ‘Do not start’ sign

* Remove the floor protection

* Close all seacocks

* Turn off engine

* Leave ‘Seacocks closed and batteries turned off’ sign

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