If necessary to avoid immediate danger
To rid the engine compartment of gas fumes, thus reducing the possibility of explosion.
When a sailboat overtakes a powerboat, the powerboat is the stand-on vessel. (Ref: SB-29)
Try to kedge your boat off the obstruction.
Place the tank on the dock or on shore to fill it
put on your life jacket if it's not already
A personal floatation device
improperly or overloading the boat
5 to 15%
Keep engines, motors, and fans turned off