ARE YOU READY TO GET
Your safety is your responsibility. A
little time spent in preparation will
significantly reduce your risk of
Read and understand this manual.
Know what the controls do and how
to operate them.
Familiarize yourself with the
outboard motor and its operation
before you get underway. Know
what to do in case of an emergency.
Familiarize yourself with all laws
and regulations relating to boating
and the use of outboard motors.
Always wear a PFD (Personal
Flotation Device) while on the boat.
Attach the emergency stop switch
lanyard securely to the operator or to
the operator's PFD.
IS YOUR OUTBOARD
MOTOR READY TO GO?
For your safety, and to maximize the
service life of your equipment, it is
very important to take a few
moments before you operate the
outboard motor to check its condition.
Be sure to take care of any problem
you find, or have your authorized
Honda Marine dealer correct it,
before you operate the outboard
this outboard motor or
failing to correct a problem
before operation can cause
a malfunction in which you
could be seriously hurt or
Always perform a pre-
operation inspection before
each operation, and correct
Before beginning your pre-operation
checks, be sure the ignition switch is
in the OFF position.