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Avoid using toxic substances on your boat or around the water.

  • Reduce the amount of detergent you use when cleaning your boat. Use non-phosphate products, such as hydrogen peroxide, on your boat. Don't use toxic cleaners.
  • Don't use toxic paints or other toxic products on your boat. If you must use chemical products on your boat, minimize their use while on the water.
  • Before the first use of your boat in the spring, drain the antifreeze into a container and properly dispose of it on shore. Never use antifreeze containing ethylene glycol.
  • When fueling, don't top off the tank. Promptly mop up any fuel spills.