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Relax during your holiday afloat with Riviera Aftermarket’s expert tips

The Christmas and festive holiday season is a time when many Riviera owners relax and unwind with family and friends on board their luxury cruisers, and it is also a timely reminder for people to make sure their vessels are maintained and prepared for their time on the water.

To ensure you have a happy and safe holiday afloat, the team at Riviera Aftermarket and Service have put together a list of top tips for owners to check themselves before heading out on the water with family.

General

  • Make sure all drains and scuppers are clear of debris
  • Check and replace wiper blades if necessary
  • Check engine / genset / water maker spare parts / filters and tools and replace as necessary
  • Check distress signals for expiry dates
  • Check life rafts and PFD's for expiry dates
  • Check fire extinguishers and recharge / replace if necessary
  • Check and replace first aid supplies
  • Check all lighting fixtures including navigation lights and carry spare bulbs
  • Get the boat checked by a diver or lift before a trip to ensure underwater gear is fully operational and no rope/fishing line is around your propeller shafts
  • Check shaft seals both rope type or PSS seals

Engine room

  • Check all engine oil / gear box oil levels
  • Check fuel filters
  • Check belts for tension and wear
  • Check and clean sea strainers
  • Check operation of all ball valves to ensure they open and close freely
  • Check and recharge batteries and check water levels if applicable
  • Check battery terminals for corrosion, clean and lubricate if necessary

Deck

  • Check operation of winch and grease if necessary
  • Check operation of davit and check the condition of the winch rope/wire
  • Check all tie downs on your tender to ensure they're in good condition and check pad eyes aren't loose.
  • Check lifting bridle and clips
  • Check outboard, fuel levels/quality, check engine oil
  • Check tender battery and charge as necessary

For more information or to book in your boat for annual maintenance service, anti-foul or repairs email Bianca Cross aftermarket@riviera.com.au or call +61 7 5573 1288.

 

 

 

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Click to enlarge image: Riviera's Aftermarket Service team has 90 years combined Riviera experience

Riviera's Aftermarket Service team has 90 years combined Riviera experience


Aftermarket's expert tips will help you prepare your boat for the upcoming festive season afloat

Aftermarket's expert tips will help you prepare your boat for the upcoming festive season afloat


Check all tender tie downs and check the outboard, battery and fuel levels

Check all tender tie downs and check the outboard, battery and fuel levels


Get the boat checked by a diver or lift before a trip to ensure the underwater gear is fully operational

Get the boat checked by a diver or lift before a trip to ensure the underwater gear is fully operational


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