How boat owners can help stop the spread of marine pests
Check. Clean. Dry.
Vessel owners can help stop the spread of marine pests by always remembering to check, clean and dry.
Check your vessel / equipment for any attached animals and plants and remove them. Do not return marine pests to the water.
Clean your vessel and equipment after use with freshwater.
Dry your vessel and equipment thoroughly before moving to a new location.
Areas that you should check, clean and dry.
The images below identify cleaning areas that are most likely to host marine pests.