2001 Four Winns Funship 214 234 264 Boat Owners Manual

d.   Incorrect ignition timing.
.   General
a.   Worn piston rings and valves.
Do not use drugs or drink alcohol while operating a boat.
Like driving a car, driving a boat requires sober, attentive
care.  Operating a boat while intoxicated or under the
influence of drugs is not only dangerous, but it is also a
Federal offense carrying a significant  penalty.  These
laws are vigorously enforced. The use of drugs and al-
b.   Engine temperature - Cold running engines in-     cohol, singly or in combination, decreases reaction time,
creaseCOproduction.  Enginecoolingwatersys-       impedes judgement, impairs  vision, and inhibits your
tem design and selection of  thermostat(s) are     ability to operate a boat.
primary considerations affecting engine operat-
ingtemperature.  Generally,anengineproduces       B.   Safe  Operation
less CO if it operates  at a relatively high tem-
perature within manufacturer’s specifications.
Safe operation means that you do not misuse your boat
nor do you allow your passengers to do so.   Safe op-
c.    Exhaust Back-Pressure - Certain alterations to    eration means  using good judgement at  all times.  It
the exhaust system  may increase engine  ex-     includes, without limitation, the following actions:
haust back pressure and CO production.
Observe all safety signs and warnings both
inside the boat and in the immediate boating
d.   Restricted engine room or compartment venti-
Q.   Maintenance - External Conditions
•  Become familiar with, and adhere to, the
“Rules of the Road”.
External conditions that contribute to inefficient engine
performance are:
•  Maintain boat speed at or below the legal
limits. Avoid excessive speed or speeds
not appropriate for operating conditions.
Fouled hull bottom.
Damaged and fouled  running gear (propeller  and
trim tabs).
•   Be  sure at  least  one other  passenger  is
familiar with  the operation  and the  safety
aspects  of the  boat in  case  of an  emer-
gency, and  knows how  to use  and locate
all safety equipment.
Incorrect selection of propeller size.
•  Load the boat within the limits listed on the
capacity plate. Balance loads bow and stern
and port to starboard. Passengers are to sit
only on seats, not seat backs, gunwales, en-
gine cover, or any other unsafe locations.
YOU are responsible for your own safety, the
safety of  your passengers, and the  safety of
fellow boaters.
Do not use the boat in bad weather or sea
conditions beyond the skill or experience of
the operator or the comfortable capability of
the boat or passengers.
A.   Drugs and Alcohol
Alcohol consumption  and boating do  not
mix! Operating under the influence endan-
gers the lives of your passengers and other
boaters.  Federal laws prohibit operating a
boat  under  the  influence   of  alcohol  or
Make sure the passengers and gear do not
obstruct the operator’s view or impede his
ability to move.
Do not exceed the maximum engine power
rating stated on the certification plate located
inside the boat.
Funship™ Owner’s  Manual
Section B
Page 9
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