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  • The steps for removing your boat from the water are basically the reverse of those taken to launch it.
  • Keep in mind that the following conditions may have changed since you launched your boat:
    • Change in wind direction and/or speed.
    • Change in current and/or tide.
    • Increase in boating traffic.
    • Visibility.
  • Unload the boat at away from the launch ramp.Maneuver the boat carefully to the submerged trailer, and raise the lower unit of the engine.
  • Winch the boat onto the trailer and secure it.
  • Drive the trailer with the boat aboard carefully out of the ramp to the washdown area for cleanup, reloading, and an equipment safety check.
  • Remove the drain plug to allow water to drain from the bilge.