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Safe Boating in Queensland 6th Edition

This product is proudly Australian Made

ISBN : 978-1-86283-169-8

Published Date : 01 June 2017

Product Code : BQ 01

Format : 80 page, full colour, wire bound, A4 textbook

Price: $15.00

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Suitable for one day boat licence courses in Queensland

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Suitable for one day courses in Queensland

Support Material

Worksheets can be downloaded for free in our resources section.  Just find this book icon and download the file called Safe Boating Worksheets.  

Answers at the back of the book

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2. The worksheets have not changed since the third edition.

Contents

Unit 1 Trip planning 

Safety obligations

Licence
General safety obligation
Alcohol and drugs
Marine parks
Pollution

Main parts of a recreational vessel

Hull design
Ship's master's obligations
Outboard motor
Controls and steering
Fuel tank and consumption 
Deck 
Battery

Pre-departure checks 

Trip plan 
Boat check 
Maintenance 
Spare parts and tools 
Fuel 

Seaworthiness of the vessel 

Physical condition of the boat 
Boat suitability and propulsion 
Vessel stability and freeboard 
Attachment of builders plates or capacity labels 
Safety equipment
Water safety limit maps 
Worksheet 1 

Unit 2 Navigation 

The COLREGS 

Responsibility (Rule 2) 
Proper lookout (Rule 5) 
Safe speed rule (Rule 6) 
Risk of collision (Rule 7) 
Action to avoid a collision (Rule 8) 
Speed limit of 6 knots 
Rivers and channels (Rule 9) 
When power meets sail 
Overtaking (Rule 13) 
Approaching bow of another boat (Rule 14) 
Power driven boats crossing (Rule 15) 
Responsibilities between vessels (Rule 18) 
Restricted visibility (Rule 19) 
Action by give-way vessel (Rule 16) 
Action by stand-on vessel (Rule 17) 
Water skiing rules 
Large ships in rivers and channels 
Vessel definitions and terms 
Lights and shapes (Rule 20) 
Definitions of lights (Rule 21) 
Visibility of lights (Rule 22) 
Lights for power driven vessels 
Sailing vessels under way and vessels under oars (Rule 25) 
Vessels restricted in their ability to manoeuvre (Rule 27) 
Fishing vessels (Rule 26) 

Navigation at night and poor visibly 

Flags 
Boats at anchor (Rule 30) 
Sound signals (Rule 32) 

The IALA buoyage system A 

Lateral marks 
Direction of buoyage 
Cardinal marks 
Isolated danger marks 
Special marks 
Middle channel marks 
Emergency wrecks 
Safe water marks 
Lead lights 
Sector and directional lights 
Cable crossings 
Anchorages 
Boat ramp signs 

Other navigation directives 

GPS navigation system use and limitations 

What you will learn in a GPS and navigation course 
Suitability of the chart plotter 

Unit 3 Weather and tides 

Weather

Sources of weather information 
Main features of a weather chart 
Land and sea breezes 
Effect of forecasting on trip planning 

Tides 

Sources of tidal information 
Basic causes of tides 
Calculate depth of water under a boat
Working out tides in secondary locations 
Worksheet 2 

Unit 4 Emergencies 

First aid 
Marine incidents 
Fire on board 
Grounding 
Marine radios 
Emergency radio calls 

Unit 5 Manoeuvring 

Departing the launching facility 
Make an emergency stop 
Pick up a mooring buoy 
Man overboard 
Tie a bowline in a length of rope 
Anchor the vessel 
Complete a figure of eight 
Leave a jetty 
Return to a jetty 

Unit 6 Personal water craft 

General safety obligation 
Types and propulsion 
Pre-departure checks 
Safety equipment 
Manoeuvring 
On the water 
Worksheet 3 
Worksheet 4 

Answers 

Glossary of terms