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  • Keep your boat tied to the dock while you warm up the engine.
  • Make sure everyone on board is seated and wearing a life jacket.
  • Check that the engine is running properly and the departure area is clear of traffic. Then begin to cast off.
These casting off and docking procedures are for small, single-engine boats. Procedures for large boats, sailboats, or boats with twin engines will vary.