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Green Boating Tips


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This presentation offers tips that reduce your boating footprint and be a green boater.

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Green Boating Tips

  1. 1. Reducing Your Boating Footprint Presented by: , the #1 Listing & Marketing Portal for Yachts & Boats for Sale.
  2. 2. Can Boating Be Green? <ul><li>Boating activities leave residues in water </li></ul><ul><li>Boating consumes energy as the gas used for boats is made of precious fossil fuels </li></ul><ul><li>Green Boater is a Smart Boater </li></ul>
  3. 3. Advantages of Green Boating <ul><li>Kinder on Earth </li></ul><ul><li>Saves you money </li></ul><ul><li>Makes you an environmentally responsible human </li></ul>
  4. 4. Green Boating Tips—Engine <ul><li>Keep your engine well tuned and in top condition </li></ul><ul><li>A well tuned engine is lesser likely to have oil spills that pollute the water </li></ul><ul><li>Have mechanisms in place to limit the damage that could be caused by oil spills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cover the area around your boat’s engine with rags or other oil absorbent materials. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Green Boating Tips—Fuelling <ul><li>When re-fuelling your boat, do so slowly and very carefully to avoid oil spills </li></ul><ul><li>Leave 10% of oil tank empty </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Oil expands when heated </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Filling your tank fully will cause the oil to drip </li></ul></ul><ul><li>In case of an oil spill, don’t use soap </li></ul>
  6. 6. Green Boating Tips—Maintenance <ul><li>Well maintained boat has lower gas emissions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Service your boat regularly to keep it in a well maintained condition. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Keep boat’s propeller and hull clean and free of marine growth </li></ul><ul><li>Use environment friendly, phosphate free products for cleaning your boat </li></ul>
  7. 7. Green Boating Tips—General <ul><li>The bottom of your boat is in constant contact with water </li></ul><ul><li>Use eco-friendly paints at the bottom that are low in toxins </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t throw the trash generated on the boat, in the water </li></ul><ul><li>Dispose it off at the designated areas on the shore </li></ul><ul><li>Properly drain your boat sewage. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Save Money By Going Green <ul><li>Drive at cruising speed instead of top speed </li></ul><ul><ul><li>You will burn less fuel this way </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Kinder on environment & your pocket </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>A well maintained boat is more fuel efficient </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives extra mileage </li></ul></ul>
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