Boating Basics Online - Basic Boating Safety Course
Chapter 3 - The Boat

Boating Terminology

Paddling into open waterAll across the country, boating is growing in popularity as people discover the fun and enjoyment that this recreational pastime offers. Although boating provides hours of enjoyment, it can also be very dangerous if the participants are not aware of the safety factors that must be considered. It is the intent of this curriculum to lay out the basics that must be considered in order to make your boating experience a pleasant one.

Here are important boating terms you should know. For additional term definitions, please see the Boating Basics Glossary of terms.

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