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National Powerboating Workbook 9th Edition

This product is proudly Australian Made

ISBN : 978-1-86283-170-4

Published Date : 31 January 2017

Product Code : W104

Format : A4 Spine Bound

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For Marine Science and MAP Classes

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Contents

Introduction

The skipper_s general safety obligations (GSO)
Risks with using boats
The trailer and boat ramp
Worksheet 1 At the boat ramp

Chapter 1 Boat systems

Hulls
Flotation
Stability and freeboard
Builder's plate and vessel carrying capacity
Boats and where they can go
Worksheet 2 Boat parts and hull compliance
Propulsion
Fuel and ignition
Steering and gears
Tilting the motor
Cooling and ventilation systems
Electrical
Worksheet 3 Engines and fuel
Berthing
Worksheet 4 Berthing and steering

Chapter 2 Pre-trip checks & maintenance

Boat seaworthiness check
Routine maintenance to ensure vessel seaworthiness
Proper loading and stability checks
Calculate how much fuel is required
Tell someone where you are going
Stow the gear
Check the weather
Housekeeping after every trip
Spare parts and tools
Trailer safety and maintenance
Worksheet 5 Pre-trip checklist
Worksheet 6 Routine maintenance
Worksheet 7 Check stability, stowage and fueling

Chapter 3 Basic skills

Mount an outboard motor
Conduct a safety briefing
Launch and retrieve a boat
Worksheet 8 Safety briefing, launch and retrieve a boat
Start and stop an outboard motor
Factors affecting manoeuvring
Depart a beach
Return to a beach
Drive a boat on the plane
Depart from a dock
Dock at a jetty
Moor at a buoy
Worksheet 9 Boating safety

Chapter 4 Safety equipment

Life jackets/personal flotation devices (PFDs)
EPIRB's
Personal items
Fire fighting equipment
Signalling equipment
V sheet
Anchor, rope and chain
Pumping and bailing
Oars
Flares
Worksheet 10 Safety equipment

Chapter 5 The boating rules

International rules 

Buoyage system A
Worksheet 11 The boating rules
Other navigation directives
Worksheet 12 Navigation marks and signals
Water skiing rules
Large ships in rivers and channels
Lights and vessel activities*
Flags in common use
Navigation at night and times of poor visibility
Boats at anchor
Sound signals
Worksheet 13 Lights, flags and rules

Chapter 6 Trip planning

Main features of a weather chart
Storm surges
Tides
Navigation
Worksheet 14 Passage planning
GPS navigation system use and limitations
Worksheet 15 Weather and passage planning
Worksheet 16 Calculate a compass course
Worksheet 17 Tides and passage plans
Worksheet 18 Tides in secondary locations

Chapter 7 Regulations

National standards and regulations
Worksheet 19 The skipper's boating safety obligation
State regulations
Worksheet 20 Complying with your state regulations
Worksheet 21 Your boat's compliance

Chapter 8 Emergencies

Make an emergency stop
Towing
Anchoring
Rescue a simulated man overboard
Worksheet 22 Anchoring
Worksheet 23 Fire fighting
Fight a fire
Worksheet 24 Deal with engine failure
Deal with engine failure
Use a radio
Log on/off
Worksheet 25 Use a radio
Worksheet 26 Activate signalling devices
Deal with a capsize, flooding or grounding
Worksheet 27 Capsized, flooded or grounded boat
Basic first aid
Worksheet 28 Emergency planning
Worksheet 29 First aid and rescue
Worksheet 30 Handle adverse conditions

Chapter 9 Advanced skills

Handle adverse conditions
Cross a bar

Glossary

Index

School training record