Adventist Youth Honors Answer Book/Recreation/Power Boating

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Power Boating
North American Division
Skill Level 2 Answer-Keys 06.jpg
Year of Introduction: 1975

1. Have the Advanced Beginner’s Level of the Swimming Honor.[edit | edit source]

Instructions and tips for earning the Swimming - Advanced Beginner honor can be found in the Recreation chapter.

2. Know the laws regulating pleasure boating in your state or province.[edit | edit source]

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.

3. Know what hazards of weather can affect boating safety and performance.[edit | edit source]

4. Know the nautical rules of the road and waterway aids to navigation.[edit | edit source]

5. Know what safety equipment, signaling devices, and lights are required on Class A and Class 1 boats.[edit | edit source]

6. Know and practice boating safety rules.[edit | edit source]

7. What should the passengers do if the boat capsizes?[edit | edit source]

8. What is the General Prudential Rule?[edit | edit source]

9. Know the meaning of the following boating terms[edit | edit source]

a. Abaft[edit | edit source]

b. Abeam[edit | edit source]

c. Aboard[edit | edit source]

d. Aft or After[edit | edit source]

e. Amidships[edit | edit source]

f. Astern[edit | edit source]

g. Beam[edit | edit source]

h. Below[edit | edit source]

i. Bend[edit | edit source]

j. Bilge[edit | edit source]

k. Bow[edit | edit source]

l. Bulkhead[edit | edit source]

m. Cleats[edit | edit source]

n. Draft[edit | edit source]

o. Freeboard[edit | edit source]

p. Keel[edit | edit source]

q. Leeward[edit | edit source]

r. Port[edit | edit source]

s. Starboard[edit | edit source]

t. Stern[edit | edit source]

u. Trim[edit | edit source]

v. Windward[edit | edit source]

10. Show how to properly operate a power boat by doing the following[edit | edit source]

a. Assist in putting a boat in the water from a boat trailer.[edit | edit source]

b. Check for all safety equipment. Check fuel and motor.[edit | edit source]

c. Start motor and get underway from a beach or dock.[edit | edit source]

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.[edit | edit source]

e. From a stop, drop and retrieve the anchor.[edit | edit source]

f. Dock or beach with proper tie up.[edit | edit source]

g. Assist in loading a boat from the water onto a boat trailer.[edit | edit source]

11. Know how to prepare and store a boat and motor for the off season.[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]