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Carbon Monoxide

Where CO May Accumulate?

Carbon monoxide can accumulate anywhere in or around your boat.

How Can It Accumulate?

 

Inadequately ventilated canvas enclosures Illustration Inadequately ventilated canvas enclosures.
Exhaust gas trapped in enclosed places illustration Exhaust gas trapped in enclosed places.
Blocked exhaust outlets illustration Blocked exhaust outlets.
Another vessel's exhaust illustration Another vessel's exhaust.
CO from the boat docked next to you can be just as deadly.
Station wagon effect or back drafting illustration "Station wagon effect" or back drafting.
CO can remain in or around your boat illustration At slow speeds, while idling, or stopped. Be aware that CO can remain in or around your boat at dangerous levels even if your engine or the other boat's engine is no longer running!

 

 

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