The major consideration in preparing your outboard for storage is to protect it
from rust, corrosion, and damage caused by freezing of trapped water. The following
storage procedures should be followed to prepare your outboard for out of season
storage or prolonged storage (two months or longer).
To keep your outboard in the best operating condition, it is important that your
outboard receive the periodic inspections and maintenance listed in the Inspection
and Maintenance Schedule. We urge you to keep it maintained properly to ensure
the safety of you and your passengers, and retain its dependability.