How to Launch Your Boat with Precision

It’s a beautiful day and the lake is calling. You’ve trailered to the launch point, but now comes the tricky part. Follow these steps to a smooth, safe and efficient boat launch.   1. INSPECT THE LAUNCH Look at the ramp for any submerged hazards, sharp drop-offs or algae-covered slippery spots.   2. INSPECT THE BOAT Test-start the engine while your boat is still on