Do not use oily or abrasive substances.
Do not use products that contain: phosphates, chlorine, solvents, non-
biodegradable or petroleum based products.
Do not use Armor All® automotive cleaning agent and preservative on
Read labels and instructions carefully to avoid products that could be
harmful to polypropylene, PVC or other plastics.
Use only diluted citrus-based cleaners. They are excellent for marine
cleaning purposes, and safe to use. Full strength citrus-based cleaners
can discolor PVC.
Use household cleaners sparingly and do not discharge them into
Avoid contact of the tubes’ fabric with hazardous or harmful materials
such as: battery acid, oil, gasoline, vinyl preserving agents, or alcohol
based cleaning solutions, waxes, or solvents.
Avoid contact of sharp or abrasive objects with the tube. They can
puncture the tube.
Do not mix cleaners and work in a well ventilated area.
Risk of fire. Do not store fuel, fuel tanks, fuel lines or any fuel related
components in direct sunlight. Read Owner’s Manual provided with your
outboard motor for storage information.
Avoid storing boat in water when not in use to prevent contact with
hazardous chemicals due to pollution, abrasion from foreign objects and
accumulation of marine growth.
Use a boat cover or storage bag. Avoid unnecessary exposure of the
tubes to direct sunlight. If a bag or cover is not provided with your boat,
accessory covers are available. For information contact your local dealer.
Do not store boat where it may come in contact with sharp or abrasive
Do not store boat where rodents may have access to it, they can chew
through the tube’s fabric creating a leak.
TUBES - After use, rinse boat with mild liquid soap and fresh water, rinse
away sand and debris.
Apply 303 Aerospace Protectant at least once per season to protect tube
from UV (ultra violet) rays. Walker Bay® recommends 303 because it is free
of silicone oils, waxes, glycerin, or petroleum distillates unlike many other
protectants. 303 leaves a like-new, non-oily, anti-static finish that does not
attract dust. 303 can be purchased through the manufacturer’s website:
VALVES - Tighten air valves several times per season. Loose valves may
result in air leaks or loss of pressure in the tube. Tighten valves with the tool
provided in the repair kit.
DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN VALVES.
Valve replacement should be done by a trained professional. Contact your
dealer to replace valves.
Avoid storing the tube in sunlight.
For longterm or winter storage you may remove the tube.
If you store the boat with the tube attached you must release some air
pressure as the air inside the tube expands and contracts with temperature
Rinse boat with mild soap and fresh water after use. Rinse away sand or
Dry boat before storing to prevent accumulation of mould.
Store boat in a cool and dry place.