Boating Basics Online - Basic Boating Safety Course
Chapter 1 - Introduction


Lake with boats.\This material covers basic boating safety concepts that you need to know if you intend to participate in water sport activities. It has been designed by marine educators to provide information to people who might not otherwise have the opportunity to receive it.

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This material gives only the minimum requirements for safety equipment and general information. To obtain a greater knowledge of boating skills and seamanship, we encourage you to attend more in-depth boating courses or refer to advanced boating references such as Chapman's Piloting and Seamanship, The Annapolis Book of Seamanship, or The Practical Encyclopedia of Boating.

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