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Quick Tip: Lanyard Stop Switch

Learn the importance of the Lanyard Stop Switch.


The Lanyard Stop Switch is a simple but extremely effective on-board safety device designed to shut off a boat’s engine if the operator moves away (as in accidental ejection) from the operator’s position. The Lanyard physically connects the operator to a “stop switch” on the dashboard or side adjacent to the operator’s position. Always wear your lanyard!

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