WA Rec skippers boat exam tasks
ISBN : None allocated
Published Date : 01 January 2009
Product Code : F 74P
Format : Zip files of WA skippers ticket tasks
In Western Australia a Recreational Skippers Ticket is required to operate power boats. A theory and practical test is conducted as part of the award of this ticket.
The videos in this download link to the National Power Boating workbook that were developed by Laurie Adams, Rod Martin, Grant Hunt and staff from the Marine Education Boatshed in WA.
In 2009, Bob visited the boatshed and incorporated the philosophy of the practical test in the National Powerboating Workbook. A series of AYF observational checklistes were then added with the help of Grant Hunt.
In November that year, the Marine Teachers Association asked, and was granted permission, if it could have copies of these videos to form the basis of their Year 12 boating assessment for the QSA Marine Science Syllabus. A CD was made and distributed for free to all members. This has proved an invaluable resource for Queensland schools boating assessment.
TASK 2: Check the boat is secure & suitable for use
In the video Rod asks: “Please show me that your vessel is secure and your mooring lines and equipment are in good condition”. You should move around the vessel and point out the condition of the mooring lines and the soundness of the mooring apparatus.
1. Berthing/mooring lines are in good condition.
2. Berthing/mooring cleats, bits, etc are sound and secure.
3. Vessel is secured using the lines and cleats.
Wet Paper Publications would like to thank MTAQ (Ward Nicholas - President) and Department of Transport Western Australia Marine Education Boatshed and their staff in particular, Grant Hunt, Laurie Adams and Rod Martin, for their help in organising these for Queensland Teachers.
These videos are specifically referred to in the workbook.
National Powerboating workbook and answers
MTAQ Newsletters Oct - December 2019
- Rules and regulations
- Operate the vessel safely
- Check the boat is secure & suitable for use
- Conduct a safety briefing
- Motor prepared and started safely
- Skipper advises of voyage plan and logs on
- Safely depart a berth
- Safely retrieve a man overboard
- Use a transit to steer a steady course
- Perform a controlled stop at 5 knots
- Vessel is secured beside a berth
- Skipper logs off