Fish Background Image

Safe Boating in Queensland 5th Edition

This product is proudly Australian Made

ISBN : 978-1-86283-166-7

Published Date : 01 June 2016

Product Code : BQ 01

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

Price: $19.95

On Sale: $5.00

Item*
Qty*

Add to Cart

Suitable for one day boat licence courses in Queensland

Sample pages

Click here to download


Syllabus Match

Click here to download


Teachers Information

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 on page 78

Note:

1. You need to create an account, but this is free. 

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

Contents

Unit 1 Trip planning 3
 

1.1 Safety obligations 3
Licence 3
General safety obligation 3
Alcohol and drugs 4
Marine parks 5
Pollution 5
1.2 Main parts of a recreational vessel 6
Hull design 6
Ship's master's obligations 7
Outboard motor 8
Controls and steering 9
Fuel tank and consumption 10
Deck 11
Battery 11
1.3 Pre-departure checks 12
Trip plan 12
Boat check 12
Maintenance 13
Spare parts and tools 15
Fuel 15
1.4 Seaworthiness of the vessel 16
Physical condition of the boat 16
Boat suitability and propulsion 16
Vessel stability and freeboard 16
Attachment of builders plates or capacity labels 18
Safety equipment 19
Water safety limit maps 26
Worksheet 1 29

Unit 2 Navigation 31

2.1 The COLREGS 31
Responsibility (Rule 2) 31
Proper lookout (Rule 5) 31
Safe speed rule (Rule 6) 31
Risk of collision (Rule 7) 31
Action to avoid a collision (Rule 8) 31
Speed limit of 6 knots 31
Rivers and channels (Rule 9) 31
When power meets sail 31
Overtaking (Rule 13) 32
Approaching bow of another boat (Rule 14) 32
Power driven boats crossing (Rule 15) 32
Responsibilities between vessels (Rule 18) 32
Restricted visibility (Rule 19) 32
Action by give-way vessel (Rule 16) 32
Action by stand-on vessel (Rule 17) 32
Water skiing rules 33
Large ships in rivers and channels 33
Vessel definitions and terms 34
Lights and shapes (Rule 20) 35
Definitions of lights (Rule 21) 35
Visibility of lights (Rule 22) 35
Lights for power driven vessels 36
Sailing vessels under way and vessels under oars (Rule 25) 37
Vessels restricted in their ability to manoeuvre (Rule 27) 37
Fishing vessels (Rule 26) 37
2.2 Navigation at night and poor visibly 38
Flags 38
Boats at anchor (Rule 30) 38
Sound signals (Rule 32) 38
2.3 The IALA buoyage system A 39
Lateral marks 39
Direction of buoyage 39
Cardinal marks 40
Isolated danger marks 41
Special marks 41
Middle channel marks 42
Emergency wrecks 42
Safe water marks 42
Lead lights 43
Sector and directional lights 43
Cable crossings 43
Anchorages 43
Boat ramp signs 43
2.4 Other navigation directives 43
2.5 GPS navigation system use and limitations 44
What you will learn in a GPS and navigation course 45
Suitability of the chart plotter 46

Unit 3 Weather and tides 48

3.1 Weather 48
Sources of weather information 48
Main features of a weather chart 48
Land and sea breezes 49
Effect of forecasting on trip planning 49
3.2 Tides 50
Sources of tidal information 50
Basic causes of tides 50
Calculate depth of water under a boat 51
Working out tides in secondary locations 52
Worksheet 2 53

Unit 4 Emergencies 55

4.1 First aid 55
4.2 Marine incidents 55
4.3 Fire on board 56
4.4 Grounding 56
4.5 Marine radios 57
4.6 Emergency radio calls 59

Unit 5 Manoeuvring 60

5.1 Departing the launching facility 60
5.2 Make an emergency stop 62
5.3 Pick up a mooring buoy 62
5.4 Man overboard 63
5.5 Tie a bowline in a length of rope 63
5.6 Anchor the vessel 64
5.7 Complete a figure of eight 64
5.8 Leave a jetty 65
5.9 Return to a jetty 66

Unit 6 Personal water craft 67

6.1 General safety obligation 67
6.2 Types and propulsion 67
6.3 Pre-departure checks 68
6.4 Safety equipment 68
6.5 Manoeuvring 69
6.6 On the water 72
Worksheet 3 75
Worksheet 4 76

Answers 78

Glossary of terms 80