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F 69P Power boating 1st Ed

This product is proudly Australian Made

ISBN : 078 1 86283 048 6

Published Date : 01 January 1999

Product Code : F 69P

Format : pdf file for download

 Written for the Queensland BSSS Boating syllabus topic 

Teachers Information


Wet Paper Publications would like to thank the following for their assistance in the design  and trialling of this module: 

The publisher would like to thank the following for assistance in compiling this publication. Australian Communications Authority

Australian Maritime Safety Authority

Chubb Fire Extinguishers

John Wiley

Kelvin Rogers

Marine Teachers Association of Queensland

Matt Petersen

Mick O'Connor

Pains-Wessex Schermuly 

Queensland Transport - Maritime Division

Queensland National Parks and Wildlife

Sally Flynn

Seaworld Services

St Mary's College Maryborough

Students and staff of Benowa, Ballina, Clontarf Beach and Mackay State High Schools TAFE Publications NSW

Terry Fitzgerald

Tim Ryan

Trent Moffatt Designs

WaterWise Queensland


Introduction - The skippers general safety obligations (GSO), risks with using boats

Chapter 1 Boat systems - Hulls, flotation, stability and freeboard etc

Chapter 2 Pre-trip checks & maintenance - Boat seaworthiness check, routine maintenance to ensure vessel seaworthiness, proper loading and stability checks etc

Chapter 3 Basic skills - Mount an outboard motor, launch and retrieve a boat, start and stop an outboard motor, 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

Chapter 4 Safety equipment - Life jackets/personal flotation devices (PFDs), EPIRB's, personal items etc

Chapter 5 The boating rules - International rules, buoyage system A etc

Chapter 6 Trip planning, main features of a weather chart, tides etc

Chapter 7 Regulations National standards and regulations, State regulations etc

Chapter 8 Emergencies, make an emergency stop, towing , anchoring, rescue a simulated man overboard, use a radio, deal with a capsize, flooding or grounding, capsized, flooded or grounded boat etc

Basic first aid etc

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