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F 70P MTAQ Marine Olympics Manual

This product is proudly Australian Made

ISBN : None allocated

Published Date : 23 October 1999

Product Code : F 70P

Format : pdf file for download

 developed by 

The Marine Teachers of Queensland 

in association with 

Queensland Transport 

Wet Paper Publishers and Consultants Local sponsors too numerous to mention Education Queensland 

Catholic Education System 

Association of Independent Schools 

Teachers Information


Initially written by 

Phil Smith, Bob Moffatt, Dave Olreichs and Jo Nettle Computer Disk by Dan Stewart 

Appendix by Phil Smith 


Members of MT AQ 

Queensland Transport 

Qld Ambulance 

Boming anJ Fisheries Patrol 

Queensland Transpon (Equipment and organisation) Marine Teachers Association of QIJ Branches 

Alan Wolfe (Western Australia Marine Teachers Association) Margaret . Queensland Transport (Initial typing) 

Jo Nettle and Duve Oelreichs (PrinLing 2nd Edition) Bob Moffatt {Typesetting, photo scanning and design) 


First Edition December 1997 

Second Edition March 1999 


Event 1 RFD inflation display - To inflate a liferaft (RFD)
Event 2 PFD activity - To put on a life jacket, swim out to a life raft and get into the life raft
Event 3 Flare display- To let off smoke flares as shown in Figure 16.3. The flare display gives students a chance to let off a flare and to see the effects.
Event 4 Ambulance display - To see basic rescue equipment and meet an ambulance officer
Event 5 Radio operation demonstration - To see basic radio equipment as shown in Figure 17.1 and meet a marine radio operator
Event 6 Firefighting - To see basic firefighting equipment and have a go at putting out a fire
Event 7 Outrigger canoe race - To have some fun racing outrigger canoes as a team
Event 8 Personal water craft - To use personal water craft under supervision
Event 9 Driving skills - To drive a powerboat and carry out a series of manoeuvres as directed by the instructor
Event 10 Navigation Skills - To use compass and navigation skills as used in night navigation
Event 11 Life raft procedures - To capsize and right a life raft and climb aboard while wearing a life jacket
Event 12 Swamped dinghy - To capsize and right a dinghy
Event 13 Troubleshooting - To maintain an outboard motor and solve common running problems
Event 14 Iron mariner - To compete a course using physical skills necessary for marine safety
Event 15 Knot tying - To use knots and rope work useful in the marine environment