Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Power Boating
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North American Division
|Skill Level 2|
|Year of Introduction: 1975|
- 1 1. Have the Advanced Beginner’s Level of the Swimming Honor.
- 2 2. Know the laws regulating pleasure boating in your state or province.
- 3 3. Know what hazards of weather can affect boating safety and performance.
- 4 4. Know the nautical rules of the road and waterway aids to navigation.
- 5 5. Know what safety equipment, signaling devices, and lights are required on Class A and Class 1 boats.
- 6 6. Know and practice boating safety rules.
- 7 7. What should the passengers do if the boat capsizes?
- 8 8. What is the General Prudential Rule?
- 9 9. Know the meaning of the following boating terms:
- 9.1 a. Abaft
- 9.2 b. Abeam
- 9.3 c. Aboard
- 9.4 d. Aft or After
- 9.5 e. Amidships
- 9.6 f. Astern
- 9.7 g. Beam
- 9.8 h. Below
- 9.9 i. Bend
- 9.10 j. Bilge
- 9.11 k. Bow
- 9.12 l. Bulkhead
- 9.13 m. Cleats
- 9.14 n. Draft
- 9.15 o. Freeboard
- 9.16 p. Keel
- 9.17 q. Leeward
- 9.18 r. Port
- 9.19 s. Starboard
- 9.20 t. Stern
- 9.21 u. Trim
- 9.22 v. Windward
- 10 10. Show how to properly operate a power boat by doing the following:
- 10.1 a. Assist in putting a boat in the water from a boat trailer.
- 10.2 b. Check for all safety equipment. Check fuel and motor.
- 10.3 c. Start motor and get underway from a beach or dock.
- 10.4 d. Drive boat in a straight line for one fourth of a mile. Make a 90-degree turn to the left and right. Make a 180-degree turn.
- 10.5 e. From a stop, drop and retrieve the anchor.
- 10.6 f. Dock or beach with proper tie up.
- 10.7 g. Assist in loading a boat from the water onto a boat trailer.
- 11 11. Know how to prepare and store a boat and motor for the off season.
- 12 References
The Power Boating Honor is a component of the Aquatic Master Award .
1. Have the Advanced Beginner’s Level of the Swimming Honor.
2. Know the laws regulating pleasure boating in your state or province.
A summary of the boating laws for Australia, all U.S. States and Territories, and all Canadian Provinces can be found at the NASBLA website.