• Install a smoke detector in the accommodations spaces.
  • Install a marine carbon monoxide detector in the accommodations spaces.
  • The broken and damaged port lights should be renewed.
    • All port lights are being replaced with new stainless steel
  • The hull bottom should be prepared and recoated with anti-fouling bottom paint.
  • Secure the ballast ingots or remove them from the vessel.
    • These will be removed from the vessel when the water tanks are repaired.
  • The gaps in the gaskets for the forward cabin and aft cabin hatch covers should be repaired.
  • Add limber holes as needed to the internal framing.
  • The delaminated areas of the decks and deckhouse should be repaired.
  • The areas of elevated moisture in the deck and deckhouse should be repaired.
  • The frozen hold back adjustment arm on the aft cabin hatch cover should be freed.
  • The inoperable latches for the companionway hatch doors should be renewed.
  • The missing fastener bolts for the starboard cockpit seat hatch cover should be renewed.
  • The inoperable vent fans in the two mushroom vents should be renewed.
  • Renew the frozen manual bilge pump through hull gate valve.
  • Carry a set of tapered soft wood plugs stowed adjacent to each through hull fitting.
  • Label PFDs with the vessel name.
  • Carry a Lifesling man overboard recovery device mounted on the stern rail.
  • Secure the reboarding ladder so that it can be deployed by a person in the water.
  • Carry a man overboard pole and floating strobe light for offshore operation.
  • Carry a life raft and 406 MHz EPIRB prior to commencing any ocean voyage.
  • The missing bolts in the deck mountings for the dinghy davits should be replaced.
  • The fixed firefighting system should be inspected by a technician and serviced or renewed as needed.
  • Install an indicator light and alarm and override switch for the fixed firefighting system.
  • Install engine shut down and engine compartment blower shut down for the automatic firefighting system.
  • Install an opening fire extinguisher port in the engine compartment enclosure.
  • Carry a fourth size B-I portable fire extinguisher.
  • The corroded hose clamps on the aft bilge pump discharge hose should be renewed.
  • The corroded wire connections for the aft bilge pump should be renewed and sealed with heat shrink tubing.
  • The electric bilge pump and float switch under the galley sink should be renewed.
  • The cockpit drain hoses and bilge pump discharges should be cleared.
  • The manual bilge pump should be renewed.
  • Install a strainer on the end of the manual bilge pump suction hose.
  • Install an audible bilge high water alarm.
  • Carry a couple emergency buckets with lanyards attached.
  • Service the engine and possibly reduce the propeller pitch to allow the engine to attain its rated maximum rpm.
  • Service the engine in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations including renewal of all fluids and filters and the seawater pump impeller.
  • Install audible and visual alarms to monitor engine performance.
  • The solidified oily residue should be cleaned from the bilge below the engine and on the fuel tank top.
  • Place an oil sorbent pad in the bilge below the engine to collect any spilled oil.
  • Add a coolant overflow expansion tank to the engine.
  • Scale and preserve the exterior of the exhaust manifold and exhaust riser elbows or renew the corroded elbows as needed.
  • The shaft packing gland should be scaled of surface corrosion.
  • The non-approved fuel hose run from the hanging locker adjacent to the cabin heater aft should be traced to its source and removed.
  • The O rings in the fuel tank deck fill fittings should be renewed.
  • The frozen deck plate for the emergency tiller should be freed.
  • Install a control panel for the inverter adjacent to the main AC distribution panel.
  • Modify the AC wiring so that the inverter powers the AC outlets via the main AC distribution panel branch circuits.
  • Renew the AC circuit breaker in the engine room with an ELCI type double pole circuit breaker.
  • The DC amperage meter should be repaired.
  • The Stat-Power electric switch mounted on the distribution panel should be traced and labeled.
  • The main AC grounding bus should be connected to the DC main negative bus.
  • The GFCI outlet in the aft head should be renewed.
  • The outlets on the port side of the vessel should be upgraded with GFCI protection.
  • The wiring over the engine should be supported with insulated metal wire clamps.
  • Consistently use a color code system in the wiring as you upgrade wiring in the vessel.
  • Install a fail-safe galvanic isolator in the grounding cable of the shore power supply.
  • The dead end wiring under the chart table should be traced to its source and removed.
  • The inoperable lights over the chart table should be repaired.
  • The foredeck light on the mast should be repaired.
  • The unmounted DC outlet adjacent to the chart table should be mounted.
  • The obsolete battery charger should be disconnected from the AC distribution panel.
  • Modify the battery arrangement with a designated starting battery and separate house battery bank.
  • The wing nuts securing the battery cables should be renewed with hex nuts and securely tightened.
  • The inverter batteries should be charged and load tested to determine their condition.
  • Emergency flashlights should be strategically located on the vessel.
  • The shackles attaching the chain to the anchor should be properly moused.
  • The bitter end of the anchor rode should be tied to the vessel with small line.
  • Carry a spare anchor for extended cruising.
  • The frozen anchor winch break should be repaired.
  • The missing cotter pins in the shroud turnbuckles should be renewed.
  • Renew the gooseneck retaining bolts on the main and mizzen.
  • The corroded mizzen boom topping lift wire should be renewed.
  • The sail winches should be opened, cleaned and lubricated.
  • Install an attachment point or track and car for attachment of the whisker pole as needed.
  • The frozen whisker pole jaw should be repaired as needed.
  • Install an attachment point or track and car on the mast for the whisker pole.
  • The deteriorated mainsail and mizzen should be renewed.
  • The frayed stitching in the UV covers for the jib should be restitched.
  • Compass deviation tables should be developed to determine compass error.
  • Upgrade the electronics with a new DSC capable VHF radio, a SSB radio, GPS, radar, AIS, speed and depth devices as needed for extended cruising.
  • Renew the crazed lenses in the running lights.
  • Adequate charts of the intended operating area should be carried.
  • Tide and current tables should be carried.
  • The deteriorated sanitation hoses and corroded hose clamps should be renewed.
  • The toilet pumps should be rebuilt to eliminate the leaks at the pump pistons.
  • The deteriorated and cracked wood support for the aft head toilet should be renewed.
  • The toilet discharge vented loops should be plumbed to the vessel exterior.
  • A high vented loop should be installed on the discharge side of the flushing water pumps between each pump and toilet bowl.
  • The forward vee berth cushions should be renewed.
  • The missing insert cushion for the vee berth should be replaced.
  • The broken nosing of one of the steps on the companionway ladder should be renewed.
  • The deteriorated plywood shelves outboard of the settee and dinette should be renewed.
  • The cracked welds in the starboard stern rail and the bent tubes and cracked welds in the bow pulpit should be repaired.
  • The bent aft most port side lifeline stanchion base should be renewed.
  • The missing parts for the lifeline closures should be replaced.
  • The lifelines should be renewed with uncoated wire or high strength synthetic line.
    • Replaced with New England Ropes White 5mm Dyneema SK75.
  • The worn and torn dodger stitching should be renewed.
  • The heavily soiled oven should be cleaned.
  • There should be a gimbal lock installed for the oven.
  • There should be a railing installed across the front of the stove.
  • The LPG cylinders should be secured in the locker.
  • Install flame safeties for the propane stove top burners.
  • The leaking galley sink faucet should be renewed.
  • The leaking fresh water tanks should be repaired or renewed as needed.
  • The fresh water manifold valves under the galley sink should be rebuilt or renewed.
  • The plywood mounting base for the water heater should be renewed and the corroded water heater bottom scaled and preserved or renewed as needed.